Parallel Virtual Machine

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Parallel Virtual Machine definition

parallel, networking, tool
(PVM) 1. A software system designed to allow a network of heterogeneous machines to be used as a single distributed parallel processor.
PVM was developed by the University of Tennessee, The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Emory University.
(http://epm.ornl.gov/pvm/).
Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.parallel.pvm.
2. The intermediate language used by the Gambit compiler for Scheme.
[And Multilisp?]
(1995-01-30)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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