Symmetric lisp



A parallel Lisp in which environments are first-class objects. It is implemented in Common LISP.
[“Parallelism, Persistence and Meta-Cleanliness in the Symmetric Lisp Processor”, D. Gelernter et al, SIGPLAN Notices 22(7):274-282 (July 1987)].
[“A Programming Language Supporting First-Class Parallel Environments”, S. Jagannathan, MIT-LCS/TR 434, 1989].
E-mail: Suresh Jagannathan .
(1995-03-16)

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