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Argus

Argus (ärˈgəs) or Argos (ärˈgŏs, –gəs), in Greek mythology. 1 Many-eyed monster, also called Panoptes. He guarded Io after she had been changed into a heifer. After Hermes slew the monster, Hera took his eyes and placed them in the tail of her bird, the peacock. 2 Builder of the Argo. He built the ship on which Jason and the Argonauts (of which he was one) sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece.
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Argus

skillful builder of Jason’s Argo. [Gk. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 29]

Argus

hundred-eyed giant guarding Io. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 72]

Argus

Odysseus’ dog; overjoyed at Odysseus’ return, he dies. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
See: Loyalty

Argus

hundred-eyed giant who guarded Io. [Gk. Myth. and Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]

Argus

hundred-eyed giant ordered slain by Zeus, changed by Hera into a peacock with a tail full of “eyes.” [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 48]
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Argus

(language)
A successor to CLU, from LCS at MIT. Argus supports distributed programming through guardians (like monitors, but can be created dynamically) and atomic actions (indivisible activity). It also has cobegin and coend.

["Argus Reference Manual", B. Liskov et al., TR-400, MIT/LCS, 1987].

["Guardians and Actions: Linguistic Support for Robust, Distributed Programs", B. Liskov <liskov@lcs.mit.edu> et al, TOPLAS 5(3):381-404 (1983)].
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