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Global computing (WAN programming, Internet programming) distinguishes itself from local computing (LAN computing) by among other things the fact that it exposes the network to the application, rather than seeking to hide it with network transparency as in LAN programming. Global computing languages seek to provide useful abstractions for building applications in such environments. This paper introduces the pik-calculus, a calculus for asynchronous distributed programming that incorporatesdoi:10.1016/s1571-0661(04)80419-5 fatcat:fqygq3tj6rhszcwfbj5bnlf5vi