Real-time synchronization protocols

Lui Sha, Marco Caccamo

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


An important problem that arises in the context of real-time systems is the duration for which high-priority tasks are blocked by the execution of low-priority jobs. A milestone in this area was the discovery, analysis, and solutions of the unbounded priority inversion problem in the 1980s.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Scheduling
Subtitle of host publicationAlgorithms, Models, and Performance Analysis
PublisherCRC Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780203489802
ISBN (Print)9781584883975
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Computer Science
  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
  • General Business, Management and Accounting


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