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Fine-grain parallel computing: The dataflow approach

  • J. R. Gurd
  • P. M. C. C. Barahona
  • A. P. W. Böhm
  • C. C. Kirkham
  • A. J. Parker
  • J. Sargeant
  • I. Watson
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 272)

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Split Function Structure Store Switching Element Call Graph Loop Body 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. Gurd
    • 1
  • P. M. C. C. Barahona
    • 1
  • A. P. W. Böhm
    • 1
  • C. C. Kirkham
    • 1
  • A. J. Parker
    • 1
  • J. Sargeant
    • 1
  • I. Watson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of ManchesterManchesterEngland

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