Comparing Alternative Evaluation Strategies for Stream-Based Parallel Functional Languages.

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In parallel functional languages, like Eden, lazy and strict evaluation are commonly mixed. Thus, the parallel performance of these languages depends on the strategy used to fix the degrees of laziness/strictness. By using an implementation of Eden’s operational semantics,we analyze the influence of alternative evaluation models on Eden skeletons performance. In particular, we assess the performance of different implementations of a skeleton that uses stream-based communications.
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