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Comparing Alternative Evaluation Strategies for Stream-Based Parallel Functional Languages.

Hidalgo Herrero, Mercedes and Ortega Mallén, Yolanda and Rubio, Fernando (2007) Comparing Alternative Evaluation Strategies for Stream-Based Parallel Functional Languages. In Implementation and Application of Functional Languages. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4449 . Board, Berlin, pp. 55-72. ISBN 978-3-540-74129-9

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In parallel functional languages, like Eden, lazy and strict
evaluation are commonly mixed. Thus, the parallel performance of these languages depends on the strategy used to fix the degrees of laziness/strictness. By using an implementation of Eden’s operational semantics,we analyze the influence of alternative evaluation models on Eden skeletons performance. In particular, we assess the performance of different implementations of a skeleton that uses stream-based communications.

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18th International Symposium, IFL 2006 Budapest, Hungary, September 4-6, 2006 Revised Selected Papers

Uncontrolled Keywords:Parallel functional programming; Skeletons; Semantics.
Subjects:Sciences > Mathematics > Logic, Symbolic and mathematical
ID Code:17219

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