The actor model adopts the philosophy that everything is an actor. This is similar to the everything is an object philosophy used by some object-oriented programming languages.
An actor is a computational entity that, in response to a message it receives, can concurrently:
1.send a finite number of messages to other actors; |
2.create a finite number of new actors; |
3.designate the behavior to be used for the next message it receives. There is no assumed sequence to the above actions and the...