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The Semantics of pcall and fork

Moreau, Luc and Ribbens, Daniel, (1995) The Semantics of pcall and fork Halstead, R., Ito, T. and Queinnec, C. (eds.) At PSLS 95 -- Parallel Symbolic Langages and Systems. , p. 52.

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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


Local EPrints ID: 252768
PURE UUID: 6b1de7c7-d920-4ee5-9776-ef9800b1260a
ORCID for Luc Moreau: ORCID iD

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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: Daniel Ribbens
Editor: R. Halstead
Editor: T. Ito
Editor: C. Queinnec

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