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Deadlock prediction in linear systems

  • Zbigniew Suraj
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 208)

Abstract

The computational complexity of the deadlock prediction problem in linear systems is investigated. An algorithm which solves this problem for linear systems is given. Its complexity is polynomial. The paper contains also an algorithm which solves the deadlock avoidance problem in the systems defined here. The computational complexity of that algorithm is also polynomial.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zbigniew Suraj
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsPedagogical CollegeRzeszówPoland

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