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Busy waiting

Known as: Spin, Busy wait loop, Busy-wait 
In software engineering, busy-waiting, busy-looping or spinning is a technique in which a process repeatedly checks to see if a condition is true… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
We analyzed Kepler short-cadence M dwarf observations. Spectra from the Astrophysical Research Consortium 3.5 m telescope… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Abstract The seashells, a serious environmental hazard, are composed mainly by calcium carbonate, which can be used as filler in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Conventional gang scheduling has the disadvantage that when processes perform I/O or blocking communication, their processors… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
  • S. Parthasarathy
  • IEEE International Conference on Data Mining…
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 10024177
In data mining, sampling has often been suggested as an effective tool to reduce the size of the dataset operated at some cost to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Abstract The factory system, which arose with the British Industrial Revolution, was responsible for bringing about the… Expand
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2000
2000
We consider an M/M/1 queue with the special feature that the speed of the server alternates between two constant values sL and sH… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
This widely anticipated third edition provides a systematic exploration of one of the most common approaches to program… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We address the problem of deciding when to spin down the disk of a mobile computer in order to extend battery life. Since one of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
  • T. Anderson
  • IEEE Trans. Parallel Distributed Syst.
  • 1990
  • Corpus ID: 3923335
The author examines the questions of whether there are efficient algorithms for software spin-waiting given hardware support for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A PRAM (parallel random-access-machine) model that allows processors to have arbitrary asynchronous behavior is introduced. The… Expand
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