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  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Actors 
 
    A  model  for  {concurrency}  by  {Carl  Hewitt}.  Actors 
  are  autonomous  and  concurrent  {objects}  which  execute 
  {asynchronously}.  The  Actor  model  provides  flexible 
  mechanisms  for  building  parallel  and  {distributed}  software 
  systems. 
 
  {(http://osl.cs.uiuc.edu/)}. 
 
  ["Laws  for  Communicating  Parallel  Processes",  C.  Hewitt  et  al 
  IFIP  77,  pp  987-992,  N-H  1977]. 
 
  ["ACTORS:  A  Model  of  Concurrent  Computation  in  Distributed 
  Systems",  Gul  A.  Agha  ,  Cambridge  Press,  MA 
  1986]. 
 
  (1999-11-23) 
 
 




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