the independent development of closely corresponding adaptive features in two or more groups of organisms that occupy different but equivalent habitats, as marsupial mammals in Australia and placental mammals on other continents.
plural noun, Mechanics. 1. forces acting along parallel lines of action.
- Parallel forth
Forth For the MPP.
- Parallel fortran
language (Pfortran) Extensions to Fortran by Ridgway Scott firstname.lastname@example.org of Houston University. Pfortran provides a shared memory SIMD model on message passing computers. It was under development in 1994. [“Pfortran: A Parallel Dialect of Fortran”, L.R. Scott, Fortran Forum 11(3):20-31, Sep 1992]. (1994-11-08)
- Parallel haskell
language, parallel (pH) A parallel variant of Haskell incorporating ideas from Id and Sisal. pH is under development. Mailing list: pH@abp.lcs.mit.edu. (1995-03-31)