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Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Enabling applications to execute various tasks in parallel is difficult if those tasks exhibit read and write conflicts. We recently developed a programming model based on concurrent revisions that addresses this challenge in a novel way: each forked task gets a conceptual copy of all the shared state, and state changes are integrated only when tasks are joined, at which time write-write conflicts are deterministically resolved. In this paper, we study the precise semantics of this model, indoi:10.1007/978-3-642-19718-5_7 fatcat:vxmzc5hlujaytn6noqqgt4o7t4