From: Bruno Martínez (br1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-17 20:59:54
On Thu, 17 Nov 2005 07:10:41 -0200, Eric Niebler
> I am working on a new library. It is a computational framework where the
> computations follow the following pattern:
> - Users build a computational object by selecting the computations
> they are interested in (or author their own computational primimtives
> which fit within the framework).
> - Users push data into the object one sample at a time
> - The object computes the requested quantities in the most
> efficient method possible (resolving dependencies between
> requested calculations, cacheing intermediate results, etc.)
> - The object may or may not be stateful.
> What should such a library be called? Is there an accepted term for such
> a computational model?
It seems similar to Adaptive Computing, or Incremental Computation. See
Adaptive Functional Programming by Umut A. Acar, Guy E. Blelloch, Robert
Monads for Incremental Computing by Magnus Carlsson
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