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    Further exploration with ACTORKIT: an actor model of concurrency

    Aning, Kwabena and Mannock, Keith (2018) Further exploration with ACTORKIT: an actor model of concurrency. In: Arabnia, H.R. and Iwata, M. and Joe, K. and Nishikawa, H. and Shouno, H. and Tinetti, F.G. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques & Applications. CSREA Press, pp. 80-86. ISBN 1601324871.

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    In this paper, we describe further explorations with our prototype architecture and implementation of the Actor model[1] of concurrent computation, ACTORKIT[2][3]. Actors provide a mechanism to exploit the multi-core processors of modern day computer architectures, in an intuitive and natu- ral fashion. ACTORKIT is hosted in an existing programming language as native constructs (Swift). We describe some of our extensions to the language and our experiences with the development, and evolution, of our prototype implementation.


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
    Depositing User: Keith Mannock
    Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2018 15:11
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:44


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