Accession Number : ADA016808
Title : Synchronization of Concurrent Processes
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.
Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
Personal Author(s) : Pettersen, Odd
Report Date : Jul 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 17
Abstract : The paper gives an overview of commonly used synchronization primitives and literature, and presents a new form of primitive expressing conditional critical regions. A new solution is presented to the problem of readers and writers, utilizing the proposed synchronization primitive. The solution is simpler and shorter than other known algorithms. The first sections of the paper give a tutorial introduction into established methods, in order to provide a suitable background for the remaining parts.
Descriptors : *ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE , *COMPUTER PROGRAMMING , ALGORITHMS , BUFFER STORAGE , DATA PROCESSING , HIGH LEVEL LANGUAGES , MESSAGE PROCESSING , PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES , SCHEDULING , VARIABLES
Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE