Summary: Concurreny Support for C ++ : An Overview \Lambda
Department of Computer Science,
York University, Toronto,
William O'Farrell and Ivan Kalas
Centre for Advanced Studies
IBM Canada Ltd.
895 Don Mills Road
North York, Ontario, M3C 1W3
Many attempts have been made in adding concurrency to C ++ either by ex
tending the language or through the use of a class library. This paper reviews
and analyzes some of the concurrent C ++ based systems. We study the various
approaches taken by these systems in adding concurrency to C ++ and how these
approaches interact with the objectoriented paradigm.
Concurrency has been the subject of much research for over three decades. Traditionally,