Document Type

Report

Date

1998

Keywords

Parallel computing, High-level languages, Data-parallelism, Fortran, C++

Language

English

Disciplines

Programming Languages and Compilers

Description/Abstract

Widespread adoption of parallel computing depends on the availability of improved software environments. An essential component of these environments will be high-level languages. Several languages for exploiting data-parallelism (or task-parallelism) have been developed, or are under development. The stated goal of this project has been to provide a public domain infrastructure for runtime support of these high-level languages. The targeted languages include parallel versions of Fortran and C++, but our intention has been to provide uniform runtime support for many source languages.

 
 

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