A Distributed Algorithm for Mutual Exclusion in an Arbitrary Network

@article{Hlary1988ADA,
  title={A Distributed Algorithm for Mutual Exclusion in an Arbitrary Network},
  author={Jean-Michel H{\'e}lary and No{\"e}l Plouzeau and Michel Raynal},
  journal={Comput. J.},
  year={1988},
  volume={31},
  pages={289-295}
}
A distributed algorithm for mutual exclusion is presented. No particular assumptions on the network topology are required, except connectivity; the communication graph may be arbitrary. The processes communicate by using messages only and there is no global controller. Furthermore, no process needs to know or learn the global network topology. In that sense, the algorithm is more general than the mutual exclusion algorithms which make use of an a priori knowledge of the network topology (for… CONTINUE READING
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