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Scientific Programming
Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 7-22

Distributed pC++ Basic Ideas for an Object Parallel Language

François Bodin,1 Peter Beckman,2 Dennis Gannon,2 Srinivas Narayana,2 and Shelby X. Yang2

1Irisa, University of Rennes, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes, France
2Department of Computer Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA

Received 28 April 1993; Accepted 28 June 1993

Copyright © 1993 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


pC++ is an object-parallel extension to the C++ programming language. This paper describes the current language definition and illustrates the programming style. Exampies of parallel linear algebra operations are presented and a fast Poisson solver is described in complete detail.