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PCALL: Scheme code to emulate FUTURE and PCALL.

PCALL is a multi-threaded kernel that provides a pcall facility, an implementation of futures and suspensions, and a high-level control operator that allows the definition of partial continuations.


Version: 1.1 (15-JAN-92) Ports: Tested in MacScheme and Scheme->C. CD-ROM: Prime Time Freeware for AI, Issue 1-1 Author(s): Christian Queinnec Ecole Polytechnique and INRIA-Rocquencourt 91128 Palaiseau Cedex -- France Keywords: Authors!Queinnec, Concurrent Scheme, FUTURE, PCALL, Partial Continuations, Scheme!Code, Scheme!Extensions, Suspensions, Threads References: Christian Queinnec, "PolyScheme: A Semantics for a Concurrent Scheme", in Workshop on High Performance and Parallel Computing in Lisp, November 4, 1990. Christian Queinnec and Bernard Serpette, "A Dynamic Extent Control Operator for Partial Continuations", in Proceedings of POPL-91, pages 174-184, January 5, 1991. Christian Queinnec, "Crystal Scheme, A Language for Massivel Parallel Machines", in M. Durand and F. El Dabaghi, editors, Proceedings of the Second Symposium on High Performance Computing, North-Holland, pages 91-102, October 5, 1991.
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