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Graph Reduction : Proceedings of a Workshop Santa Fe, New Mexico, Usa, September 29 - October 1, 1986 - J. H. D. Fasel

Graph Reduction

Proceedings of a Workshop Santa Fe, New Mexico, Usa, September 29 - October 1, 1986

By: J. H. D. Fasel (Editor), R. M. Keller (Editor)

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Published: 7th October 1987
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This volume describes recent research in graph reduction and related areas of functional and logic programming, as reported at a workshop in 1986. The papers are based on the presentations, and because the final versions were prepared after the workshop, they reflect some of the discussions as well. Some benefits of graph reduction can be found in these papers: - A mathematically elegant denotational semantics - Lazy evaluation, which avoids recomputation and makes programming with infinite data structures (such as streams) possible - A natural tasking model for fine-to-medium grain parallelism. The major topics covered are computational models for graph reduction, implementation of graph reduction on conventional architectures, specialized graph reduction architectures, resource control issues such as control of reduction order and garbage collection, performance modelling and simulation, treatment of arrays, and the relationship of graph reduction to logic programming.

Graph Reduction on Existing Architectures
Graph Reduction Architectures
Resource Control Issues
Performance Modelling and Simulation
Arrays
Relationship to Logic Progamming
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ISBN: 9783540184201
ISBN-10: 3540184201
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 450
Published: 7th October 1987
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.41
Weight (kg): 0.65