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dc.contributor.authorStewart, Alan
dc.contributor.authorClint, M.
dc.contributor.authorGabarró Vallès, Joaquim
dc.contributor.authorSerna Iglesias, María José
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Ciències de la Computació
dc.date.accessioned2016-12-02T18:10:24Z
dc.date.available2016-12-02T18:10:24Z
dc.date.issued2001-03
dc.identifier.citationStewart, A., Clint, M., Gabarro, J., Serna, M. "Towards refining BSP programs into loosely coupled distributed systems". 2001.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/97732
dc.description.abstractAn experiment is conducted to assess the feasibility of transforming BSP computations into loosely coupled distributed systems employing asynchronous point-to-point communications. The BSP model bundles communications together before performing simultaneous message delivery at a synchronisation point, whereas the loosely coupled framework manages each message in isolation. The potential benefits of the proposed transformation are: 1. a safe development framework for loosely coupled systems; the transformational approach preserves semantics and ensures that the resulting system has matching deadlock-free communications; and 2. the BSP synchronisation mechanism is relaxed into a series of point-to-point communications; in certain circumstances ($visibility$) the transformed program may be more efficient than the original as a result of the removal of synchronisation barriers.
dc.format.extent9 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofseriesLSI-01-16-R
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Informàtica
dc.subject.otherParallel programming: models and methods
dc.subject.otherBSP
dc.subject.othermessage passing
dc.subject.otherasynchronous communication
dc.subject.otherpoint-to-point communications
dc.subject.otherrefinement rules
dc.subject.othernormal forms
dc.titleTowards refining BSP programs into loosely coupled distributed systems
dc.typeExternal research report
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
local.identifier.drac1838071
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
local.citation.authorStewart, A.; Clint, M.; Gabarro, J.; Serna, M.


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