Comments on “Availability of k-Coterie“

Shyan-Ming Yuan, Her Kun Chang

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Kakugawa et al. proposed the k-majority coterie for the distributed k-mutual exclusion problem (k-mutex). It was claimed that the k-majority coterie is a k-coterie, which is a general solution for k-mutex. In this comment, we show that the k-majority coterie is not necessary a k-coterie.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1457-1457
Number of pages1
JournalIEEE Transactions on Computers
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1994


  • Coterie
  • distributed system
  • mutual exclusion


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