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Concluding remarks

In this report, we discussed design and implementation issues in HPJava, a new programming language we have proposed. We claim that the language has the flexibility of SPMD programming, and much of the convenience of HPF. Related languages include F- [9], Spar [12], ZPL [10] and Titanium [13]. They all take different approaches from ours. The implementation of HPJava is straightforwardly supported by a runtime library. In the next step, we will complete the HPJava translator and implement further optimizations. At the same time, we plan to integrate further SPMD libraries into the framework.



Bryan Carpenter 2002-07-11