Design of a Concurrent and Distributed Language

  title={Design of a Concurrent and Distributed Language},
  author={Christian Queinnec and David De Roure},
  booktitle={Parallel Symbolic Computing},
This paper presents a new dialect of Scheme aimed towards con-currency and distribution. It ooers a few primitives, including rst-class continuations , with very simple semantics. Numerous examples are given showing how to program the classical concurrent control operators such as future, pcall and either. The implementation is sketched and presented along the lines of a metacircular interpreter. This paper presents the idiom of Icsla 1 , a language belonging to the Lisp family and more… CONTINUE READING


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