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Toward a new computing model for an open distributed environment

  • Mario Tokoro
Part I Parallel Lisp Languages and Programming Models
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 441)

Abstract

This paper proposes a new computing model called computational field model, or CFM for short, for solving a problem in an object-oriented open distributed environment. In this model, we envisage an open-ended distributed environment as a continuous computational field. We introduce the notions of distance between objects and the mass of an object to the model. Thus, solving a problem can be seen as a mutual effect between the computational field and the problem.

Keywords

Parallel Computing Mutual Effect Message Transmission Communication Delay Concurrent Programming 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Tokoro
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceKeio UniversityYokohamaJAPAN
  2. 2.Sony Computer Science Laboratory Inc.TokyoJAPAN

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