A Deadlock-free Multi-granular, Hierarchical Locking Scheme for Real-time Collaborative Editing

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We describe a new scheme for enabling concurrent read and exclusive write access to a shared document while maximizing concurrent collaboration and removing the need to merge multiple disparate versions of the document. We employ a multi-granular, hierarchical locking mechanism by breaking the shared document into sections and subsections and representing… (More)

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@inproceedings{Preston2005ADM, title={A Deadlock-free Multi-granular, Hierarchical Locking Scheme for Real-time Collaborative Editing}, author={Jon A. Preston and Sushil K. Prasad}, year={2005} }