Constructive Methods for Parallel Programming

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This work contains revised and expanded versions of papers presented at the Second International Workshop on Constructive Methods for Parallel Programming, held in July 2000 in Ponte de Lima, Portugal. Specific subjects examined include parallelizing irregular and Pointer-based computations automatically, data placement optimization for data-parallel component composition, skeleton implementations based on generic data distributions, and development and verification of parallel algorithms in the data field model. Other subjects include algebraic rules for reasoning about BSP programs, BSP constraint programming, replicated works in Eden, and functional bulk synchronous parallel programming using the BSMLlib library. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590333747
  • Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/2002
  • Pages: 182
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Parallelizing Irregular and Pointer-Based Computations Automatically: Results in Logic and Constraint Programming 1
A Review of Data Placement Optimisation for Data-Parallel Component Composition 3
Skeleton Implementations Based on Generic Data Distributions 23
Algebraic Rules for Reasoning about BSP Programs 41
Automatic Program Transformation: The META Tool for Skeleton-Based Languages 59
Parallel Composition via Medium 79
BSP Constraint Programming 93
A Lambda Evaluator on Linear Chemical Abstract Machine 111
Development and Verification of Parallel Algorithms in the Data Field Model 127
Replicated Workers in Eden 143
Functional Bulk Synchronous Parallel Programming using the BSMLlib Library 165
Index 179
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