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Author Carr, Steve ♦ Mayo, Jean ♦ Shene, Ching-Kuang
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2003
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Multithreaded programming ♦ Synchronization ♦ Synchronization primitives ♦ Threads ♦ Visualization
Abstract ThreadMentor is a multiplatform pedagogical tool designed to ease the difficulty in teaching and learning multithreaded programming. It consists of a C++ class library and a visualization system. The class library supports many thread management functions and synchronization primitives in an object-oriented way, and the visualization system is activated automatically by a user program and shows the inner working of every thread and every synchronization primitive on-the-fly. Events can also be saved for playback. In this way, students will be able to visualize the dynamic behavior of a threaded program and the interaction among threads and synchronization primitives.
ISSN 15314278
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2003-03-01
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 15314278
Journal Journal on Educational Resources in Computing (JERIC)
Volume Number 3
Issue Number 1


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Source: ACM Digital Library