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Rendezvous Facilities: Concurrent C and the Ada Language
November 1988 (vol. 14 no. 11)
pp. 1546-1553

The concurrent programming facilities in both Concurrent C and the Ada language are based on the rendezvous concept. Although these facilities are similar, there are substantial differences. Facilities in Concurrent C were designed keeping in perspective the concurrent programming facilities in the Ada language and their limitations. Concurrent C facilities have also been modified as a result of experience with its initial implementations. The authors compare the concurrent programming facilities in Concurrent C and Ada and show that it is easier to write a variety of concurrent programs in Concurrent C than in Ada.

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Index Terms:
parallel programming; Concurrent C; Ada; concurrent programming; rendezvous concept; Ada; C language; parallel programming
Citation:
N.H. Gehani, W.D. Roome, "Rendezvous Facilities: Concurrent C and the Ada Language," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 14, no. 11, pp. 1546-1553, Nov. 1988, doi:10.1109/32.9043
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