Concurrent Programming in Java
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3.5 Joint Actions


Readings and Resources

Joint actions serve as a unifying framework for characterizing multiparty actions in the DisCo modeling and specification language: They are further pursued in a slightly different context in IP, which also addresses different senses of fairness that may apply to joint action designs. For example, designs for some problems avoid conspiracies among some participants to starve out others. See: For a wide-ranging survey of other approaches to task coordination among objects and processes, see: Joint action frameworks can provide the basis for implementing the internal mechanisms supporting distributed protocols. For some forward-looking presentations and analyses of protocols among concurrent and distributed objects, see: A joint action framework that accommodates failures among participants is described in:

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