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A Formal Model of Atomicity in Asynchronous Systems

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Eike Best, Professor Brian Randell

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Abstract

We propose a generalisation of occurrence graphs as a formal model of computational structure. The model is used to define the "atomic occurrence" of a program, to characterise "interference freeness" between programs, and to model error recovery in a decentralized system.


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Author(s): Best E, Randell B

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Acta Informatica

Year: 1981

Volume: 16

Issue: 1

Pages: 93-124

ISSN (print): 0001-5903

ISSN (electronic): 1432-0525

Publisher: Springer-Verlag Germany

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00289593

DOI: 10.1007/BF00289593


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