A class of allocation strategies inducing bounded delays only

@inproceedings{Dijkstra1971ACO,
  title={A class of allocation strategies inducing bounded delays only},
  author={Edsger W. Dijkstra},
  booktitle={AFIPS Spring Joint Computing Conference},
  year={1971}
}
We consider a finite set of persons, say numbered from 1 through M, whose never ending life consists of an alternation of eating and thinking, i.e., (in the first instance) they all behave according to the program cycle begin eat; think end. 
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