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Concurrent Processes

  • A. M. Lister
  • R. D. Eager
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Part of the Macmillan Computer Science Series book series (COMPSS)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Central Processing Unit Critical Section Mutual Exclusion Concurrent Process Interprocess Communication 
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Copyright information

© A. M. Lister and R. D. Eager 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Lister
    • 1
  • R. D. Eager
    • 2
  1. 1.University of QueenslandAustralia
  2. 2.University of Kent at CanterburyUK

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