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NeXeme: a distributed scheme based on Nexus

Moreau, Luc, DeRoure, David and Foster, Ian (1997) NeXeme: a distributed scheme based on Nexus At Third International Europar Conference (EURO-PAR'97). , p. 581. (doi:10.1007/BFb0002787).

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Abstract

The remote service request, a form of remote procedure call, and the global pointer, a global naming mechanism, are two features at the heart of Nexus, a library for building distributed systems. NeXeme is an extension of Scheme that fully integrates both concepts in a mostly-functional framework, hence providing an expressive language for distributed computing. This paper presents a semantics for this Scheme extension, and also describes a NeXeme implementation, including its distributed garbage collector.

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Published date: 1997
Additional Information: Address: Passau, Germany
Venue - Dates: Third International Europar Conference (EURO-PAR'97), 1997-01-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 252758
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/252758
PURE UUID: d59269ef-40c7-4970-9593-edca52625558
ORCID for Luc Moreau: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3494-120X
ORCID for David DeRoure: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-9074-3016

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Date deposited: 20 Mar 2000
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:02

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Author: Luc Moreau ORCID iD
Author: David DeRoure ORCID iD
Author: Ian Foster

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