A Tree-Based Algorithm for Distributed Mutual Exclusion

Abstract

We present an algorithm for distributed mutual exclusion in a computer network of N nodes that communicate by messages rather than shared memory. The algorithm uses a spanning tree of the computer network, and the number of messages exchanged per critical section depends on the topology of this tree. However, typically the number of messages exchanged is O… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/58564.59295

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