How can someone synchronize two or more threads using serialization? According to my professor's slides and code assignments you can use serialization to solve the synchronization problem. (He doesn't ...
With respect concurrent programming, what is a linearization point? They seem to occur at a compare-and-swap instruction apparently. The best definition I could find is here. All function calls ...
I experience a difficulty in solving exercises in distributed algorithm. Below is the the exercise I try to solve, it looks like I miss basic idea. Exercise. Consider a 15-processor asynchronous ...
I have a problem that is almost equal to the standard one of the dining philosophers, but has a quirk: while a philosopher thinks, he still holds the fork on his left. If after the period of thinking ...