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Programming Units: Processes

  • Abdoulaye Gamatié
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Abstract

This chapter introduces the notion of process, which constitutes together with signals the basic objects of the Signal language. First, Sect. 4.1 defines this notion. Then, in a similar way as for signals, the primitive operators of the language that are applied to processes are presented in Sect. 4.2. Finally, Sect. 4.3 addresses the notational aspects with an illustrative example.

Keywords

Output Signal Real Type Primitive Operation Signal Language Programming Unit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CNRS - UMR 8022 (LIFL)INRIA Lille - Nord Europe Parc scientifique de la Haute BorneVilleneuve d’AscqFrance

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