On the power of synchronization in parallel computations

  • Jűrgen Dassow
  • Juraj Hromkovič
  • Juhani Karhumaki
  • Branislav Rovan
  • Anna Slobodová
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 379)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jűrgen Dassow
    • 1
    • 3
  • Juraj Hromkovič
    • 1
  • Juhani Karhumaki
    • 1
    • 2
  • Branislav Rovan
    • 1
  • Anna Slobodová
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Theoretical Cybernetics and Institute of Computer ScienceComenius UniversityBratislavaCzechoslovakia
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of TurkuTurku 50Finland
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsTechnological University "Otto von Guericke" MagdeburgMagdeburgG.D.R.

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