Read-modify-write networks

@article{Fatourou2003ReadmodifywriteN,
  title={Read-modify-write networks},
  author={Panagiota Fatourou and Maurice Herlihy},
  journal={Distributed Computing},
  year={2003},
  volume={17},
  pages={33-46}
}
A read-modify-write register for a set of functions F provides an operation that atomically (1) returns the variable’s current value v, and (2) replaces that value with f(v), where f is a function in F. A read-modify-write network is a distributed data structure that implements a concurrent, lock-free, low-contention read-modify-write register. For example… CONTINUE READING

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