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Coordination patterns for parallel computing

  • Bernd Freisleben
  • Thilo Kielmann
Short Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1282)

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to promote the idea of developing reusable coordination patterns for parallel computing, i.e. customizable components from which parallel applications can be built by software composition. To illustrate the idea, a fundamental manager/worker coordination pattern useful for programming a variety of parallel applications is presented.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernd Freisleben
    • 1
  • Thilo Kielmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of SiegenSiegenFRG

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