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UBC CS TR-79-10 Summary

Process Identification in THOTH, October 1979 David R. Cheriton

A scheme is presented for the identification of processes in a minicomputer operating system. This scheme was designed and implemented as part of the development of the Thoth operating system. The scheme is efficient in time and space as well as exhibiting a reasonable lower bound on the minimum recycle time for process identifiers.

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