A Tutorial Introduction to Occam Programming

There is an increasing trand towards parallel computing both in business and in the scientific and engineering fields. Occam is rapidly being seen as an effective solution to the problem of programming concurrent ystems of all kinds, and as a powerful tool for describing convurrent algorithms.

The aim of the book is to introduce the reader to concurrent programming using the occam language. Ir provides examples of occam programming and discusses the novel concepts which occam employes. The second half of the book provides a formal description of the occam language.

The authors:

Dick Pountain is UK Contributing Editor to BYTE magazine. he is ex-Managing Director of Personal Computer World and Soft magazines. he is the author of a previous book on object-oriented programming in FORTH.

David May is Transputer architecture manager at INMOS Bristol Microprocessor Development Centre, UK. He has been responsible for designing occam and developing the Transputer architecture.

ISBN : 0-632-01847-X

Publisher : BSP Professional Books

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Format : Paperback





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