Context-Based Operational Transformation in Distributed Collaborative Editing Systems

@article{Sun2009ContextBasedOT,
  title={Context-Based Operational Transformation in Distributed Collaborative Editing Systems},
  author={David Sun and Chengzheng Sun},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={1454-1470}
}
  • David SunChengzheng Sun
  • Published 1 October 2009
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
Operational Transformation (OT) is a consistency maintenance technique for collaborative editing systems-a special class of distributed applications for supporting human-computer-human interaction and collaboration over communication networks. [] Key Method In this paper, we analyze the limitation of the causality theory, propose a novel theory of operation context as the new foundation for OT systems, and present a new OT algorithm-Context-based OT (COT)-which provides uniform and efficient solutions to…

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