Document Type

Article

Date

1999

Keywords

programming languages, parallel programming, monitors, security, Java

Language

English

Disciplines

Programming Languages and Compilers

Description/Abstract

The author examines the synchronization features of Java and finds that they are insecure variants of his earliest ideas in parallel programming published in 1972-73. The claim that Java supports monitors is shown to be false. The author concludes that Java ignores the last twenty-five years of research in parallel programming languages.

 
 

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