Accession Number : ADA191094

Title :   Proceedings from the Workshop on Large-Grained Parallelism (2nd) Held in Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania on October 11-14, 1987.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INST

Personal Author(s) : Wing, Jeanette ; Herlihy, Maurice ; Barbacci, Mario R

PDF Url : ADA191094

Report Date : Nov 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 106

Abstract : Contents: Using a Network of Computer Workstations as a Loosely-Coupled Multiprocessor; Parallelism in the Rapport Multimedia Conferencing System; Process Scheduling in Loosely-Coupled Computer Networks; Durra: Language Support for Large-Grained Parallelism; Agora: Heterogeneous and Multilanguage Parallel Programming; Simulation and Performance Evaluation of Heterogeneous Parallel Robotic Systems; Coupling a Network Computing Resource to a VLSI Placement Problem; Transaction Processing in Heterogeneous Distributed Databases; Large Grain Data-Driven Approach to Multiprocessor Programming; Scheduling in Distributed Systems; Expressing Large Grained Parallelism Using Operator Nets; Mentat: A Prototype Macro Data Flow System; Avalon: Language Support for Reliable Distributed Systems; Emerald: A Language to Support Distributed Programming; Proving Real-Time Communicating Sequential Processes Correct; Scheduling Parallel Programs on a Distributed System; Marionette: Support for Highly Parallel Distributed Programs in Unix; The PHARROS Project; and Programming Language Features for Resilience and Availability.

Descriptors :   *DISTRIBUTED DATA PROCESSING, *PARALLEL PROCESSING, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, CONFERENCING(COMMUNICATIONS), DATA BASES, DISTRIBUTION, HETEROGENEITY, MULTIPROCESSORS, NETS, NETWORKS, PERFORMANCE TESTS, PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES, RELIABILITY, ROBOTICS, SCHEDULING, SIMULATION, WORKSHOPS

Subject Categories : Computer Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE