Lecture 17: Review of the Dining Philosopher Problem

author: Jerry Cain, Computer Science Department, Stanford University
published: Sept. 7, 2010,   recorded: April 2008,   views: 3581
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So I set this up as a global resource, because that’s the way the handout deals with it. I will emphasize again that the way I’m writing this – this is shorthand, all I’m really saying here is this is a gesture to the fact that I have five global semaphores and an array of link five that are all initialized to one. There really are some semaphore new calls that are involved to build that thing up but I don’t want to focus on that other than just mentioning it. ...

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