A model to design reusable parallel software components

  • J P Bahsoun
  • L. Féraud
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 605)


The definition of objects in a parallel environment can be viewed as that of classes, devoted to the construction of objects, which are composed of two kind of ancestors. A first kind contains the basic elements necessary for the definition of an abstract data type. A second is devoted to handling constraints resulting from the parallel execution of methods. These constraints are called “concurrency constraints”. Each component of ancestor can be viewed as a reusable software component. In this paper, we focus on class extension which deals with interference problems which are provoked by the above class composition. In this proposal, we aim to implement synchronization and inheritance without decreasing the expressive power of “concurrency constraints”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J P Bahsoun
    • 1
  • L. Féraud
    • 1
  1. 1.IRIT, Universite Paul SabatierToulouse Cedex

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