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Language peer sets for pSather:
United States
United States/1991
Designed 1991
1990s languages
Fifth generation
Post-Cold War
Experimental and other
Experimental and other/1991
Experimental and other/us


parallel Sather 

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Country: United States
Designed 1991
Sammet category: Experimental and other

Parallel extension of Sather for clustered shared memory model. Threads synchronized by monitor objects ("gates"). Locality assertions and placement operators.

pSATHER - is an extension of SATHER, which adds threads and synchronization mechanisms to the language. Even though pSATHER programs can run on distributed computer systems, they offer shared memory across all threads.

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Sather pSather   Extension of

  • J.A. Feldman et al, (1991) J.A. Feldman et al, "pSather Monitors: Design, Tutorial, Rationale and Implementation", TR-91-031 and TR-93-028, ICSI, Berkeley, CA.
  • Feldman, Jerome A.; Lim, Chu-Cheow; Rauber, Thomas (1992) Feldman, Jerome A.; Lim, Chu-Cheow; Rauber, Thomas "The Shared-Memory Language pSather on a Distributed-Memory Multiprocessor" pp17-20
          in [SIGPLAN] (1992) SIGPLAN Workshop on Languages, Compilers, and Run-Time Environments for Distributed Memory Multiprocessors 1992: Boulder, Colorado
  • Philippsen, Michael (2000) Philippsen, Michael "A survey of concurrent object-oriented languages" pp917-980
          in (2000) Concurrency: Practice and Experience 2000 v12
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