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Cover; click to enlarge Ada: Concurrent Programming (2/E)
by Narain Gehani
ISBN 0-929306-08-2
220 pages, Paperback
$35.95 (US Dollars)
Author Bios: Gehani

This book explains Ada's concurrent programming facili- ties and shows how to use them. Chapters in this book focus on the following topics:

  • Introduction to concurrent programming
  • Tasking facilities and task types
  • Exceptions and tasking
  • Device drivers
  • Real-time programming
  • Issues in concurrent programming
  • Large concurrent programming examples
  • Historical view of other concurrent programming models
  • Sequential programming in Ada.

Examples given in this book are taken from a variety of application areas including simulation, real-time program- ming, and device control. Much of the text in this new edi- tion has been rewritten, the book has been completely reformatted, and it now contains exercises.


  • Introduction
  • Tasking Facilities
  • Task Types
  • Exceptions and Tasking
  • Device Drivers
  • Real-Time Programming
  • Some Issues in Concurrent Programming
  • More Examples
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Appendix A: Task Interaction: A Historical Perspective
  • Appendix B: Sequential Programming in Ada - A Synopsis
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Index

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