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Actors : a model of concurrent computation in distributed systems

Author: Gul A Agha
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1986.
Series: MIT Press series in artificial intelligence.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Advancing the understanding of parallel computation.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gul A Agha
ISBN: 0262010925 9780262010924
OCLC Number: 14376578
Description: ix, 144 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: General design decisions --
Computation in Actor systems --
A more expressive language --
A model for Actor systems --
Concurrency issues --
Abstraction and compositionality.
Series Title: MIT Press series in artificial intelligence.
Responsibility: Gul A. Agha.

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-- John H. Holland, University of Michigan " The model described is more powerful than previous ones because it provides for dynamic growth and reconfiguration, and it uses an open systems approach. Read more...

 
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