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Concurrent Ml

Concurrent ML (CML) is an extension of the standard ML programming language that adds constructs for writing concurrent and distributed systems. CML provides facilities for event-driven programming, allowing developers to define first-class synchronous message passing channels which are used to synchronize processes. This approach promotes clear communication patterns between separate components of a program without the pitfalls of shared state concurrency. By structuring interactions in terms of synchronous message-passing, CML makes it easier to reason about the behavior of concurrent programs and can help avoid some of the race conditions and deadlocks that often plague multi-threaded systems. Its clean design enables expressive code that accurately reflects complex system behavior, facilitating debugging or performance optimization efforts through explicit communication semantics.