Reasoning about Inherent Parallelism in Object-Oriented Programs using Ownership Types
The principal premise of this paper is that as a field, we do not currently have a suitable conceptual framework for reasoning about inherent parallelism. We have techniques called dependence analysis for determining the safety of parallelization, but these techniques do not provide a basis for abstraction and so do not scale well to entire applications that are large, complex and developed from components. This paper seeks to extend both the principles and practice of parallel programming by proposing a new abstraction for reasoning about inherent parallelism and uses that abstraction to develop a set of sufficient conditions for data parallel loops.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Ownership Types, Inherent Parallelism, Object Oriented, Data Parallel Loop|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Programming Languages (080308)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Computer Software not elsewhere classified (080399)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 QUT & Andrew Craik and Wayne Kelly|
|Deposited On:||09 Sep 2008|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 20:41|
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