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From: Jocelyn Serot <Jocelyn.Serot@l...>
Subject: Re: parallel ocaml
wheeler@amnh.org says:
> 
> Anyone out there using PVM or other parallel systems with OCAML?  I want to
> use parallelism over several machines concurrently--so the "threads" are
> insufficeinet (at least as I understand them).
>         Ward Wheeler

As part of research on parallel functional skeletons, i have developed
a minimal interface between Ocaml and MPI.

Just like J.M. Alliot (cf his last mail), i've been using the
marshall/unmarshall builtin facilities of Caml for sending/receiving
polymorphic messages as raw blocks of bytes.
This interface has not been used intensively, but preliminary results are
encouraging.

For more information, you can have a look at a paper i recently submitted to
EuroPar97 (http://brahms.fmi.uni-passau.de/cl/europar97). Available from;

  http://wwwlasmea/Personnel/Jocelyn.Serot/publis/articles/europar.ps


Jocelyn

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