Computer Science (HMC)
A model for parallel computation called a schema is presented. This model is similar to that presented in the recent work of Karp and Miller. Section 1 presents a description of the model, and some results on the characterization of computations within it. Section 2 summarizes some results on determinacy and equivalence. Section 3 presents a formalization of the property of maximal parallelism in schemata. Several alternate characterizations are shown to be equivalent for certain classes. Section 4 presents results on the complexity of a maximally parallel schema equivalent to a given schema.
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Keller, R.M. "On maximally parallel schemata." Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual IEEE Symposium on Switching and Automata Theory (October 1970): 32-50. DOI: 10.1109/SWAT.1970.13