Part of the Macmillan Computer Science Series book series (COMPSS)
Before we can start a detailed study of operating systems, we need to introduce some basic concepts and develop a few tools. This will be the purpose of the present chapter.
KeywordsCentral Processing Unit Critical Section Mutual Exclusion Concurrent Process Interprocess Communication
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© A. M. Lister and R. D. Eager 1993