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The Semantics of pcall and fork

The Semantics of pcall and fork
The Semantics of pcall and fork
We present the semantics of the annotations pcall and fork for parallel evaluation of Scheme. Annotated programs are proved to be behaviourly indistinguishable from their non-annotated counterparts, even in the presence of first-class continuations and side-effects. The semantics takes the form of an abstract machine, which can be regarded as a guideline for an implementation.
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Moreau, Luc
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Ribbens, Daniel
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Halstead, R.
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Queinnec, C.
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Moreau, Luc
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Ribbens, Daniel
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Halstead, R.
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Ito, T.
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Moreau, Luc and Ribbens, Daniel (1995) The Semantics of pcall and fork. Halstead, R., Ito, T. and Queinnec, C. (eds.) PSLS 95 -- Parallel Symbolic Langages and Systems. p. 52 .

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Abstract

We present the semantics of the annotations pcall and fork for parallel evaluation of Scheme. Annotated programs are proved to be behaviourly indistinguishable from their non-annotated counterparts, even in the presence of first-class continuations and side-effects. The semantics takes the form of an abstract machine, which can be regarded as a guideline for an implementation.

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Published date: 1995
Additional Information: Address: Beaune, France
Venue - Dates: PSLS 95 -- Parallel Symbolic Langages and Systems, 1995-01-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 252768
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/252768
PURE UUID: 6b1de7c7-d920-4ee5-9776-ef9800b1260a
ORCID for Luc Moreau: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3494-120X

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Date deposited: 20 Mar 2000
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:03

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Author: Luc Moreau ORCID iD
Author: Daniel Ribbens
Editor: R. Halstead
Editor: T. Ito
Editor: C. Queinnec

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