Comilation of a Highly Parallel Actor-Based Language

@inproceedings{Kim1992ComilationOA,
  title={Comilation of a Highly Parallel Actor-Based Language},
  author={Won Kim and Gul A. Agha},
  booktitle={LCPC},
  year={1992}
}
Hal is a High-level Actor-based Language. Hal supports a number of communication mechanisms, local synchronization constraints, inheritance, and restricted forms of reflection. This paper discusses some issues in compiling Hal. Specifically, we describe three source-level transformations used by the compiler for Hal. Two of the transformations translate RPC-style message sending into asynchronous message sending. The third transformation performs code motion to optimize the implementation of… CONTINUE READING

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