Quorum Systems Constructed from Combinatorial Designs

  title={Quorum Systems Constructed from Combinatorial Designs},
  author={Charles J. Colbourn and Jeffrey H. Dinitz and Douglas R. Stinson},
  journal={Inf. Comput.},
A quorum system is a set system in which any two subsets have nonempty intersection. Quorum systems have been extensively studied as a method of maintaining consistency in distributed systems. Important attributes of a quorum system include the load, balancing ratio, rank (i.e., quorum size) and availability. Many constructions have been presented in the… CONTINUE READING