# Locality and checkability in wait-free computing

@article{Fraigniaud2013LocalityAC, title={Locality and checkability in wait-free computing}, author={Pierre Fraigniaud and Sergio Rajsbaum and Corentin Travers}, journal={Distributed Computing}, year={2013}, volume={26}, pages={223-242} }

This paper studies notions of locality that are inherent to the specification of distributed tasks by identifying fundamental relationships between the various scales of computation, from the individual process to the whole system. A locality property called projection-closed is identified. This property completely characterizes tasks that are wait-free checkable, where a task $$T =(\mathcal{I },\mathcal{O },\varDelta )$$T=(I,O,Δ) is said to be checkable if there exists a distributed algorithm…

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