Continuations and Concurrency

  title={Continuations and Concurrency},
  author={Robert Hieb and R. Kent Dybvig},
Continuations have proven to be useful for implementing a variety of control structures, including exception handling facilities and breadth-first searching algorithms. However, traditional continuations are not useful in the presence of concurrency, because the notion of the rest of the computation represented by a continuation does not in general make sense. This paper presents a new type of continuation, called a process continuation, that may be used to control tree-structured concurrency… CONTINUE READING
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