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Deterministic Parallel Java

Deterministic Parallel Java (DPJ) is an extension of the Java programming language that allows developers to explicitly express parallelism in a way that avoids many of the non-deterministic behaviors typically associated with traditional multithreaded programs. The main goal of DPJ is to make it easier for programmers to write reliable and predictable parallel software by providing features for declaring parallel tasks, specifying their interactions, and enforcing determinism at compile time. DPJ extends Java's syntax with special constructs like the 'region' block which ensures that operations within these blocks will be executed sequentially, while those outside can run in parallel. This approach enables safer concurrency control as it mitigates hard-to-debug race conditions often found in conventional multithreaded applications.