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|Title:||A concurrent constraint handling rules implementation in Haskell with software transactional memory|
|Keywords:||Parallel implementation of concurrent language|
|Source:||Lam, E.S.L.,Sulzmann, M. (2007). A concurrent constraint handling rules implementation in Haskell with software transactional memory. Conference Record of the Annual ACM Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages : 19-24. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1145/1248648.1248653|
|Abstract:||Constraint Handling Rules (CHR) is a concurrent committed-choice constraint logic programming language to describe transformations (rewritings) among multi-sets of constraints (atomic formulae). CHR is widely used in a range of applications spanning from type system design to artificial intelligence. However, none of the existing CHR implementations we are aware of exploits concurrency or parallelism explicitly. We give a concurrent CHR implementation using GHC (Glasgow Haskell Compiler) with support for Software Transactional Memory. We achieve some significant performance improvements compared to a single-threaded CHR implementation. We obtain a further speed-up, in some cases nearly close to the optimum of 100%, when running programs under under a dual-core processor architecture. Our results show that CHR can be implemented efficiently on a multi-core architecture. Copyright 2007 ACM.|
|Source Title:||Conference Record of the Annual ACM Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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