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Authors: Higham, Lisa
Kawash, Jalal
Verwaal, Nathaly
Keywords: Computer Science
Issue Date: 1-Jun-1997
Abstract: Because multiprocessors implement sophisticated memory structures in order to enhance performance, processes can have inconsistent views of memory which may result in unexpected program outcomes. A memory consistency model is a set of guarantees that describes constraints on the outcome of sequences of interleaved and simultaneous operations in a multiprocessor. In this paper, we present a unifying framework to describe, understand, and compare memory consistency models. The framework is used to redefine and compare several widely used memory consistency models.
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Verwaal, Nathaly Maria
Kawash, Jalal

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