Strategic directions in concurrency research

@article{Cleaveland1996StrategicDI,
  title={Strategic directions in concurrency research},
  author={Rance Cleaveland and Scott A. Smolka},
  journal={ACM Comput. Surv.},
  year={1996},
  volume={28},
  pages={607-625}
}
Concurrency is concerned with the fundamental aspects of systems of multiple, simultaneously active computing agents that interact with one another. This notion is intended to cover a wide range of system architectures, from tightly coupled, mostly synchronous parallel systems, to loosely coupled, largely asynchronous distributed systems. We refer to systems exhibiting concurrency as concurrent systems, and we call computer programs written for concurrent systems concurrent programs… 

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