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The Scriptic Programming Language

  • André van Delft
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 506)

Abstract

Over the last years a vast number of parallel languages have been developed. A large part of these are not available on ‘normal’ computers, or they do not cooperate easily with other languages. This paper describes Scriptic, a parallel language that extends widely used sequential languages (C, C++). Scriptic offers great expressiveness by incorporating many concepts from process theory dealing with concurrency and communication. Its availability on normal computers allows many software developers to experiment with parallel programming.

Keywords

Boolean Algebra Exit Point Atomic Action Process Algebra Code Fragment 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • André van Delft
    • 1
  1. 1.Delftware Technology B.V.Den HaagThe Netherlands

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