A software emulator for parallel random access machine (PRAM) and a parallel Modula-2 compiler for the emulator. pm2 programming language is Modula-2/Pascal mixture having extensions for parallel execution in a PRAM. Parallelism is expressed by pardo-loop-structure. Additional features include private/shared variables, two synchronisation strategies, load balancing and parallel dynamic memory allocation.ftp://cs.joensuu.fi/pub/Software/pram/. E-mail: Simo Juvaste <[email protected]>.
Last updated: 1997-06-04