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The "Argonne macros" from Argonne National Laboratory. A package of macros written in m4 for portable parallel programming, using monitors on shared memory machines, and message passing on distributed memory machines.
[E. Lusk et al, "Portable Programs for Parallel Processors", HRW 1987. p4].
(ftp://research.att.com/netlib/parmacs).
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