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Actors

  • Bhim P. UpadhyayaEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science book series (UTICS)

Abstract

The actor model of computation has a long history [HBS73]. It is an interesting model of computation in the sense that each actor is like a human agent that is capable of receiving, processing, and sending messages. Also the actor model provides a hierarchy of actors so that work can be divided or can be delegated.

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Carnegie Mellon University – Silicon ValleyMoffett FieldUSA

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