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Extending synchronization PVM mechanisms

  • P. Theodoropoulos
  • G. Manis
  • P. Tsanakas
  • G. Papakonstantinou
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1156)

Abstract

The main advantage of our implementation is its direct handling of all semaphore operation requests. More over, it does not require the existence of semaphore primitives in the underlying operating system. Thus, it can as easily be implemented in environments that do not already have semaphores.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Theodoropoulos
    • 1
  • G. Manis
    • 1
  • P. Tsanakas
    • 1
  • G. Papakonstantinou
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical and Computer EngineeringNational Technical University of AthensAthensGreece

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