|Author||Lamport, Leslie ♦ Martin, A. J. ♦ Steffens, E. F. M. ♦ Scholten, C. S. ♦ Dijkstra, Edsger W.|
|Source||ACM Digital Library|
|Publisher||Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)|
|Subject Keyword||Garbage collection ♦ Multiprocessing ♦ Fine-grained interleaving ♦ Program correctness for multiprogramming tasks ♦ Cooperation bet. sequential processes w/ minimized mutual ex|
|Abstract||As an example of cooperation between sequential processes with very little mutual interference despite frequent manipulations of a large shared data space, a technique is developed which allows nearly all of the activity needed for garbage detection and collection to be performed by an additional processor operating concurrently with the processor devoted to the computation proper. Exclusion and synchronization constraints have been kept as weak as could be achieved; the severe complexities engendered by doing so are illustrated.|
|Description||Affiliation: SRI International, Menlo Park, CA (Lamport, Leslie) || Burroughs Corporation, Al Nuenen, The Netherlands (Dijkstra, Edsger W.) || Philips Research Labs., Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Martin, A. J.; Scholten, C. S.; Steffens, E. F. M.)|
|Age Range||18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year|
|Education Level||UG and PG|
|Learning Resource Type||Article|
|Publisher Place||New York|
|Journal||Communications of the ACM (CACM)|
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