Concurrency: From PODC to J2SE, and Back
Doug Lea

Java(tm) release J2SE1.5 introduces a new concurency support package, java.util.concurrent, that includes mechanics and algorithms derived from the synchronization research literature. This talk will provide a brief overview of the package, some new challenges posed by its widespread distribution, and some directions for future research drawn from contributions to the PODC CSJP workshop.