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Two approaches to architecture - independent parallel computation

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Two approaches to architecture-independent parallel computation are investigated: a constructive functional notation for specifying implicitly parallel operations on multidimensional arrays, and an extension to imperative sequential programming languages for implementing bulk-synchronous parallel algorithms.

An algebra of multidimensional rectangular arrays is defined constructively, by means of an injective singleton operator which maps each value from a base type into a one-elemen...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Computing Laboratory

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Publication date:
1994
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:e40bd426-9660-468e-96e2-3281a9159909
Local pid:
ora:9348
Language:
English

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