By Topic

Properties of communication modes in distributed systems

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Baldoni, R. ; IRISA, Rennes, France ; Raynal, M.

This paper studies properties of messages communication modes in distributed systems. It establishes a simple, hierarchical and homogeneous characterization of logically instantaneous, causally ordered and first-in-first-out communications. It is shown that a distributed computation obeys one of the previous communication modes iff a communication graph of messages does not include a cycle. This characterization plays a key role when one is interested in designing, analyzing, testing or debugging asynchronous distributed computations. This graph-based approach shows there is some unity in the characterization of deadlock, concurrency control, memory consistency and communication modes

Published in:

Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, 1995. ICAPP 95. IEEE First ICA/sup 3/PP., IEEE First International Conference on  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

19-21 Apr 1995