Synthesizing fine-grained synchronization protocols for implicit monitors

@article{Ferles2022SynthesizingFS,
  title={Synthesizing fine-grained synchronization protocols for implicit monitors},
  author={Kostas Ferles and Ben Sepanski and Rahul Krishnan and James Bornholt and Isil Dillig},
  journal={Proceedings of the ACM on Programming Languages},
  year={2022},
  volume={6},
  pages={1 - 26}
}
A monitor is a widely-used concurrent programming abstraction that encapsulates all shared state between threads. Monitors can be classified as being either implicit or explicit depending on the primitives they provide. Implicit monitors are much easier to program but typically not as efficient. To address this gap, there has been recent research on automatically synthesizing explicit-signal monitors from an implicit specification, but prior work does not exploit all paralellization… 

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