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In 2002, Per Brinch Hansen was awarded the IEEE Computer Pioneer medal " For pioneering development in operating systems and concurrent programming exemplified by work on the RC 4000 multiprogramming system, monitors , and Concurrent Pascal. " On this occasion, IEEE called Brinch Hansen one of a handful of computer pioneers who was responsible for advancing(More)
SUMMARY Mutual exclusion and general synchronization of concurrent processes ('tasks') are well-known principles for constructing reliable real-time systems. This pap'er shows how to implement these principles under a typical commercial operating system which provides incomplete synchronization operations. The problem of synchronizing erroneous tasks is(More)
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