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Unconventional Programming Paradigms

International Workshop UPP 2004, Le Mont Saint Michel, France, September 15-17, 2004, Revised Selected and Invited Papers

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  • © 2005

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Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS, volume 3566)

Part of the book sub series: Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues (LNTCS)

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Nowadays, developers have to face the proliferation of hardware and software environments, the increasing demands of the users, the growing number of p- grams and the sharing of information, competences and services thanks to the generalization ofdatabasesandcommunication networks. Aprogramisnomore a monolithic entity conceived, produced and ?nalized before being used. A p- gram is now seen as an open and adaptive frame, which, for example, can - namically incorporate services not foreseen by the initial designer. These new needs call for new control structures and program interactions. Unconventionalapproachestoprogramminghavelongbeendevelopedinv- iousnichesandconstituteareservoirofalternativewaystofacetheprogramming languages crisis. New models of programming (e. g. , bio-inspired computing, - ti?cialchemistry,amorphouscomputing,. . . )arealsocurrentlyexperiencinga renewed period of growth as they face speci?c needs and new application - mains. These approaches provide new abstractions and notations or develop new ways of interacting with programs. They are implemented by embedding new sophisticated data structures in a classical programming model (API), by extending an existing language with new constructs (to handle concurrency, - ceptions, open environments, . . . ), by conceiving new software life cycles and program executions (aspect weaving, run-time compilation) or by relying on an entire new paradigm to specify a computation. They are inspired by theoretical considerations (e. g. , topological, algebraic or logical foundations), driven by the domain at hand (domain-speci?c languages like PostScript, musical notation, animation, signal processing, etc. ) or by metaphors taken from various areas (quantum computing, computing with molecules, informationprocessing in - ological tissues, problem solving from nature, ethological and social modeling).

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Table of contents (27 papers)

  1. Invited Talk

  2. Chemical Computing

  3. Amorphous Computing

  4. Bio-inspired Computing

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Editors and Affiliations

  • Université de Rennes I and INRIA/IRISA, Rennes Cedex, France

    Jean-Pierre Banâtre

  • INRIA Rhône-Alpes - POP ART project, Montbonnot, France

    Pascal Fradet

  • LaMI UMR 8042 CNRS – Université d’Evry, Genopole, Evry, France

    Jean-Louis Giavitto, Olivier Michel

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