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Argus

(är`gəs) or

Argos

(är`gŏs, –gəs), in Greek mythology. 1 Many-eyed monster, also called Panoptes. He guarded IoIo,
in Greek mythology, daughter of Inachus, king ofo Argos. She was loved by Zeus, who, to protect her from Hera's jealousy, changed her into a white heifer. Hera, however, was not deceived; she claimed the heifer and sent Argus to guard it.
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 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 ArgoArgo
, in Greek mythology, ship in which Jason and the Argonauts sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece. Most legends say that Argus, son of Phrixus, was the builder, with the help of Athena. The Argo included a beam cut from the divine tree of Dodona, which could foretell the future.
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. He built the ship on which Jason and the Argonauts (of which he was one) sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece.

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]

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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