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Matching Language and Hardware for Parallel Computation in the Linda Machine
August 1988 (vol. 37 no. 8)
pp. 921-929
The Linda Machine is a parallel computer that has been designed to support the Linda parallel programming environment in hardware. Programs in Linda communicate through a logically shared associative memory called tuple space. The goal of the Linda Machine project is to implement Linda's high-level shared-memory abstraction efficiently on a nonshared-memory architecture. The authors describe th

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Index Terms:
Linda Machine; parallel computer; Linda parallel programming environment; logically shared associative memory; tuple space; high-level shared-memory abstraction; nonshared-memory architecture; special-purpose communication network; protocols; Linda coprocessor; parallel machines; parallel programming; performance evaluation; programming environments; protocols.
Citation:
S. Ahuja, N.J. Carriero, D.H. Gelernter, V. Krishnaswamy, "Matching Language and Hardware for Parallel Computation in the Linda Machine," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 37, no. 8, pp. 921-929, Aug. 1988, doi:10.1109/12.2244
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