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Multilingual Debugging Support for Data-Driven and Thread-Based Parallel Languages

  • Parthasarathy Ramachandran
  • Laxmikant V. Kale’
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1863)

Abstract

Current debugging support is inadequate for debugging programs written in data-driven and multithreaded parallel programming languages. Yet such languages are essential for attaining high-performance in the next generation of parallel applications, which tend to be dynamic and irregular in their structure. Also, such applications can often benefit from a multi-paradigm approach, where individual modules are programmed using different parallel paradigms to fit their computational structure. We present a methodology, and its embodiment in a debugging tool, that supports the requirements of programmers writing data-driven applications.

Keywords

Runtime System Method Invocation Event Loop Symbol Table Debug Tool 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Parthasarathy Ramachandran
    • 1
  • Laxmikant V. Kale’
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignUrbana

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