Wed 17 Jul 2019 18:00 - 19:30 at Mancy - Poster session

Concurrent programs often make use of future, which are handles to the results of asynchronous operations. Futures provide an instantly available means to communicate not yet computed results, and simplify the implementation of operations that must synchronise on the result of such asynchronous operations. Futures can be characterised as either implicit or explicit, depending on the typing discipline used to type them.

Existing approaches to implementing futures suffer from ``future proliferation'', either at the type-level or at run-time. The former manifests itself through the addition of future type wrappers which expose the client to the asynchronous message indirections of an implementation and hinders subtype polymorphism. The latter manifests itself through increased latency, by traversing nested future structures at run-time. Many languages suffer both kinds.

Previous work offer partial solutions to these problems of future proliferation; in this paper we show how these solutions can be integrated in an elegant and coherent way which is more expressive than either system in isolation. We describe our proposal formally, and state and prove its key properties, in two related calculi, based on the two possible families of future constructs (data-flow futures and control-flow futures). The first calculus relies on static type information to avoid unwanted future creation and the second uses an algebraic data type with dynamic checks. We also discuss how to implement our new system efficiently.

Godot: All the Benefits of Implicit and Explicit Futures (FinalposterPortrait.pdf)561KiB

Wed 17 Jul

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18:00 - 19:30: Posters - Poster session at Mancy
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Linghui LuoPaderborn University, Julian DolbyIBM Research, Eric BoddenHeinz Nixdorf Institut, Paderborn University and Fraunhofer IEM
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Alexander Asp BockIT University of Copenhagen
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Willem PenninckxKU Leuven, Amin Timanyimec-Distrinet KU-Leuven, Bart JacobsKU Leuven
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Suvam MukherjeeIndian Institute of Science, Nitin John RajInternational Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, Krishnan GovindrajMicrosoft Research, Pantazis DeligiannisMicrosoft Research, Chandramouleswaran RavichandranMicrosoft Azure, Akash LalMicrosoft Research India, Aseem RastogiMicrosoft Research, Raja KrishnaswamyMicrosoft Azure
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Luca FranceschiniDIBRIS, University of Genova, Italy
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Manas ThakurIIT Madras, V Krishna NandivadaIIT Madras
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Yossi GilTechnion—Israel Institute of Technology, Ori RothTechnion
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Juan FumeroUniversity of Manchester, UK, Michail PapadimitriouUniversity of Manchester, UK, Christos KotselidisUniversity of Manchester, UK
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Thodoris SotiropoulosAthens University of Economics and Business, Benjamin LivshitsImperial College London, UK
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Tetsuo KaminaOita University, Tomoyuki AotaniTokyo Institute of Technology
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Kang Hong JinSchool of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Ferdian Thung, Julia LawallInria/LIP6, Gilles MullerLIP6-INRIA/UPMC, Lingxiao JiangSingapore Management University, David LoSingapore Management University
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Philipp Dominik SchubertHeinz Nixdorf Institut, Paderborn University
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Abhishek TiwariUniversity of Potsdam, Sascha GroßUniversity of Potsdam, Christian HammerUniversity of Potsdam
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Daniel PelsmaekerDelft University of Technology, Netherlands, Hendrik van AntwerpenTU Delft, Eelco VisserDelft University of Technology
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Matthias Eichholz, Eric CampbellCornell University, Nate FosterCornell University, Guido SalvaneschiTU Darmstadt, Mira MeziniTU Darmstadt, Germany
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Lisa Nguyen Quang DoPaderborn University, Eric BoddenHeinz Nixdorf Institut, Paderborn University and Fraunhofer IEM
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Dhruv MakwanaUnaffiliated, Neel KrishnaswamiComputer Laboratory, University of Cambridge
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Jonas De BleserSofware Languages Lab, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Coen De RooverVrije Universiteit Brussel
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Xiaoli LiangIBM Canada, Daryl MaierIBM Canada
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Jafar Haminimec-DistriNet, Depatrmant of Computer Science, KU Leuven, Belgium, Bart JacobsRadboud University Nijmegen
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Alex VillazónUniversidad Privada Boliviana, Bolivia, Haiyang SunUniversità della Svizzera italiana, Andrea RosàUniversity of Lugano, Switzerland, Eduardo RosalesUniversity of Lugano, Switzerland, Daniele BonettaOracle Labs, Isabella DefilippisUniversidad Privada Boliviana (UPB), Sergio OportoUniversidad Privada Boliviana (UPB), Walter BinderUniversity of Lugano, Switzerland
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Noah Van EsSofware Languages Lab, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Quentin StiévenartVrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, Coen De RooverVrije Universiteit Brussel
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Amir ShaikhhaUniversity of Oxford, Lionel ParreauxEPFL
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Carmen Torres LopezVrije Universiteit Brussel, Robbert Gurdeep SinghUniversiteit Gent, Belgium, Stefan MarrUniversity of Kent, Elisa Gonzalez BoixVrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, Christophe ScholliersUniversiteit Gent, Belgium
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Shawn MeierUniversity of Colorado, Boulder, Sergio MoverEcole Polytechnique, Bor-Yuh Evan ChangUniversity of Colorado Boulder
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Pascal WeisenburgerTechnische Universität Darmstadt, Guido SalvaneschiTU Darmstadt
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Andrew CraikIBM Canada, Rahil ShahIBM Canada, Ben ThomasIBM Canada, Devin PapineauIBM Canada
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Felix PauckPaderborn University, Germany
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Matthias SpringerTokyo Institute of Technology, Hidehiko MasuharaTokyo Institute of Technology
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Kiko Fernandez-ReyesUppsala University, Dave ClarkeUppsala Univ. Sweden and KU Leuvern, Ludovic HenrioCNRS, Einar Broch JohnsenUniversity of Oslo, Tobias WrigstadUppsala University
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George FourtounisUniversity of Athens, Yannis SmaragdakisUniversity of Athens