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Sun 22 - Fri 27 October 2017 Vancouver, Canada

Actor-based programming is a well-established programming model for the development of concurrent and parallel systems. However, due to the asynchronous nature of its communication mechanism, it is often difficult to express coordination between multiple groups of actors. As a result, complex synchronization patterns are often difficult to express from within the actor model. The goal of this paper is to introduce a novel coordination model for actor-based programs. The model proposes advanced join-patterns over messages that improve the state of the art with four additional features: aggregation, sequencing, timing constraints, and transformations of sequences of messages. This paper also presents a prototype implementation of our model through a domain-specific language in Elixir.

Mon 23 Oct

10:30 - 12:00: AGERE 2017 - Session 1: Verification and Language Models at Prince of Wales
Chair(s): Joeri De KosterVrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
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Humberto Rodriguez AvilaVrije Universiteit Brussel, Joeri De KosterVrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, Wolfgang De MeuterVrije Universiteit Brussel
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Sebastian BlessingImperial College London, Sylvan ClebschImperial College London, Sophia Drossopoulou
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Mehdi BagherzadehOakland University, Hridesh RajanIowa State University
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