Concurrency control and awareness support for multi-synchronous collaborative editing

@article{AhmedNacer2013ConcurrencyCA,
  title={Concurrency control and awareness support for multi-synchronous collaborative editing},
  author={Mehdi Ahmed-Nacer and Pascal Urso and Valter Balegas and Nuno M. Preguiça},
  journal={9th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing},
  year={2013},
  pages={148-157}
}
Collaborative editing tools have become increasingly popular in the last decade, with some systems being used by massive numbers of users. While traditionally collaborative editing systems would either target synchronous or asynchronous collaboration settings, some recent systems support both types of collaboration, even supporting disconnected work. In this paper we analyze the limitations of existing systems and propose a data management solution that overcomes such limitations. The proposed… CONTINUE READING