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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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.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1007/BFb0002787
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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Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2000
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 23:30
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