Functional skeletons generate process topologies in Eden

  • Luis A. Galán
  • Cristóbal Pareja
  • Ricardo Peña
Concurrent and Parallel Programming
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1140)


We present a collection of skeletons that are appropriate to instantiate process systems in the functional-concurrent language Eden [BLOM96]. Eden is a functional language providing facilities for the explicit definition and instantiation of processes. Skeletons in this language are just higher order functions having process definitions as parameters. We introduce skeletons for both transformational (i.e. deterministic) and reactive (usually non deterministic) process topologies and illustrate their use by applying them to several examples. Some comparisons to the skeletons literature are also established.


Functional programming concurrent programming parallel programming skeletons higher order functions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis A. Galán
    • 1
  • Cristóbal Pareja
    • 1
  • Ricardo Peña
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Informática y AutomáticaUniversidad Complutense de MadridSpain

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