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Status Report: The Manticore project

Matthew Fluet, Nic Ford, Mike Rainey, John Reppy, Adam Shaw and Yingqi Xiao

The 2007 ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on ML (ML 2007)
Freiburg, Germany, October 5, 2007


The Manticore project is an effort to design and implement a new functional language for parallel programming. Unlike many earlier parallel languages, Manticore is a heterogeneous language that supports parallelism at multiple levels. Specifically, we combine CML-style explicit concurrency with fine-grain, implicitly threaded, parallel constructs. We have been working on an implementation of Manticore for the past six months, this paper gives an overview of our design and a report on the status of the implementation effort.

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