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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 30 Issue 2, June 1998

Models and languages for parallel computation
David B. Skillicorn, Domenico Talia
Pages: 123-169
DOI: 10.1145/280277.280278
We survey parallel programming models and languages using six criteria to assess their suitability for realistic portable parallel programming. We argue that an ideal model should by easy to program, should have a software development...

Multidimensional access methods
Volker Gaede, Oliver Günther
Pages: 170-231
DOI: 10.1145/280277.280279
Search operations in databases require special support at the physical level. This is true for conventional databases as well as spatial databases, where typical search operations include the point query (find all objects that...

Version models for software configuration management
Reidar Conradi, Bernhard Westfechtel
Pages: 232-282
DOI: 10.1145/280277.280280
After more than 20 years of research and practice in software configuration management (SCM), constructing consistent configurations of versioned software products still remains a challenge. This article focuses on the version models underlying...