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Concurrent and Distributed Computing in Java addresses fundamental concepts in concurrent computing with Java examples. The book consists of two parts. The first part deals with techniques for programming in shared-memory based systems. The book covers concepts in Java such as threads, synchronized methods, waits, and notify to expose students to basic concepts for multi-threaded programming. It also includes algorithms for mutual exclusion, consensus, atomic objects, and wait-free data structures. The second part of the book deals with programming in a message-passing system. This part covers resource allocation problems, logical clocks, global property detection, leader election, message ordering, agreement algorithms, checkpointing, and message logging. Primarily a textbook for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, this thorough treatment will also be of interest to professional programmers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471432302
ISBN-10: 047143230X
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 168mm x 23mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 5-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Vijay K. Garg

VIJAY K. GARG, PHD, is a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and director of the Parallel and Distributed Systems Laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin, and a leading researcher in distributed computing systems.

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