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occam - Computer Definition
A parallel processing language designed to handle concurrent operations. The INMOS Transputer executes occam almost directly. In the following statements, two items of data are read and incremented at the same time. PAR specifies that following statements are to be executed concurrently, and SEQ indicates that the following statements are executed sequentially. PAR SEQ chan1 ? item1 item1 := item1 + 1 SEQ chan2 ? item2 item2 := item2 + 1
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