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Re: Message passing in mathematica?

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  • Subject: [mg99589] Re: Message passing in mathematica?
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Fri, 8 May 2009 00:19:16 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <gtudpg$j5r$>
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gidiko wrote:
> Hello Mathematica Users,
>>From what I understand Mathematica does not currently offer "seamless"
> support for the message passing paradigm in its parallel offerings (I
> mean apart from Link*[] primitives, however even then send/receive-
> like primitives should be programmed by the user).
> Is there some package supplying convenient message passing API atop
> MathLink protocol? (start a "cluster" of workers each given its ID,
> send/receive primitives, perhaps collective operations (gather/
> scatter)...
> In some occasions the virtual shared memory paradigm currently offered
> in Mathematica is not convenient when porting parallel algorithms laid
> down in e.g. MPI.
> Thanks,
> Giorgos

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