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Author Jagannathan, Suresh
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Distributed Computing ♦ Spatial Locality ♦ Locality Abstraction ♦ Temporal Locality ♦ Locality Issue ♦ Share Information ♦ Improved Memory Behavior ♦ Runtime Support ♦ Significant Concern ♦ Share Similar Lifetime ♦ Related Thread ♦ Realistic Parallel ♦ Unstructured Symbolic Computation ♦ Communication Behavior ♦ Birth Date
Abstract Temporal and spatial locality are significant concerns in the design and implementation of any realistic parallel or distributed computing system. Temporal locality is concerned with relations among objects that share similar lifetimes and birth dates; spatial locality is concerned with relations among objects that share information. Exploiting temporal locality can lead to improved memory behavior; exploiting spatial locality can lead to improved communication behavior. Linguistic, compiler, and runtime support for locality issues is especially important for unstructured symbolic computations in which lifetimes and sharing properties of objects are not readily apparent. Language abstractions for spatial and temporal locality include mechanisms for grouping related threads of contr...
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Publisher Date 1994-01-01