An environment for programming networks of sequential and parallel computers. ConCoord offers two contributions to concurrent programming. First, it supports explicit exploitation of a variety of grains of concurrency. Second, it separates the treatment of sequential and of concurrent aspects of programming into computation and “coordination” respectively. Sequential algorithms can be reused within computation and concurrent ones within coordination.
[kon-kawrd, kong-] /ˈkɒn kɔrd, ˈkɒŋ-/ noun 1. between persons, groups, nations, etc.; concurrence in attitudes, feelings, etc.; unanimity; accord: There was complete concord among the delegates. 2. between things; mutual fitness; harmony. 3. Grammar. (def 6). 4. peace; amity. 5. a treaty; compact; covenant. 6. Music. a stable, harmonious combination of tones; a chord requiring […]
[kon-kawr-dns, kuh n-] /kɒnˈkɔr dns, kən-/ noun 1. agreement; ; harmony: the concordance of the membership. 2. an alphabetical index of the principal words of a book, as of the Bible, with a reference to the passage in which each occurs. 3. an alphabetical index of subjects or topics. 4. (in genetic studies) the degree […]
- Concordance rate
concordance rate n. A quantitative statistical expression for the concordance of a given genetic trait, especially in pairs of twins in genetic studies.
[kon-kawr-dnt, kuh n-] /kɒnˈkɔr dnt, kən-/ adjective 1. agreeing; harmonious. /kənˈkɔːdənt/ adjective 1. being in agreement: harmonious adj. late 15c. of persons, 1510s of things, 1550s of music, from French concordant, from Latin concordantem, present participle of concordare (see concord). Related: Concordantly.
- Concordant alternation
concordant alternation n. An alternation in either the mechanical or electrical activity of the heart, occurring in both systemic and pulmonary circuits. Also called concordant alternans.