Erlang bytecodes and/or VM description?

Andrew Lentvorski <>
Fri Jun 2 00:36:55 CEST 2006


Robert Virding wrote:
> Thomas Lindgren wrote:
>>
>> If you want to learn about the ancestral WAM, Hassan
>> Ait-Kaci wrote a good tutorial (MIT Press, 1991),
>> which can be found here:
>>
>> http://archive.bibalex.org/web/*/http://www.isg.sfu.ca/~hak/documents/wambook.pdf 
>>
>>
> 
> I personally feel that the original report by David H.D. Warren is more 
> concise, more readable and easier to understand than many of the 
> tutorials that came after it. It was actually through Warren's report 
> that I finally understood how prolog works.
> 
> Although I will admit that I haven't read the one you cite.

Are you talking about this one?

http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/context/17835/0
D. H. D. Warren. An abstract Prolog instruction set. Technical Report 
309, SRI, 1983.

Unfortunately, I can't seem to locate a PDF.

-a





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