A Foundation of Parallel Programming
This monograph introduces a programming theory (called UNITY) that is applicable to the design of parallel (concurrent/distributed/multi-process) programs. This theory consists of a simple computational model and a logic that is appropriate for specifying and reasoning about such programs. The computational model was first proposed in Chandy ; a full account of this work appears in Chandy and Misra . This manuscript contains an abbreviated version of the theory and a few small examples to illustrate the theory.
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