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Clock Synchronization and Synchronous Systems

  • Kenneth P. Birman
Part of the Texts in Computer Science book series (TCS)

Abstract

Previous chapters of this book have made a number of uses of clocks or time in distributed protocols. In this chapter, we look more closely at the underlying issues. Our focus is on aspects of real-time computing that are specific to distributed protocols and systems.

Keywords

Global Position System Correct Process Global Position System Receiver Clock Synchronization Local Clock 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth P. Birman
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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