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D. Kumar, "Development of a Class of Distributed Termination Detection Algorithms," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 145155, April, 1992.  
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@article{ 10.1109/69.134251, author = {D. Kumar}, title = {Development of a Class of Distributed Termination Detection Algorithms}, journal ={IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering}, volume = {4}, number = {2}, issn = {10414347}, year = {1992}, pages = {145155}, doi = {http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/69.134251}, publisher = {IEEE Computer Society}, address = {Los Alamitos, CA, USA}, }  
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TY  JOUR JO  IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering TI  Development of a Class of Distributed Termination Detection Algorithms IS  2 SN  10414347 SP145 EP155 EPD  145155 A1  D. Kumar, PY  1992 KW  distributed termination detection algorithms; self organizing data structure; distributed environment; message counting; message communications; connectivity; data structures; distributed processing; system recovery VL  4 JA  IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering ER   
Accessing and updating information in a self organizing data structure in a distributed environment requires execution of various distributed algorithms. Design of such algorithms is often facilitated by the use of a distributed termination detection algorithm superimposed on top of another distributed algorithm. The problem of distributed termination detection is considered, and message counting is introduced as an effective technique in designing such algorithms. A class of efficient algorithms, based on the idea of message counting, for this problem is presented. After termination has occurred, it is detected within a small number of message communications. These algorithms do not require the FIFO (first in, first out) property for the communication lines. Assumptions regarding the connectivity of the processes are simple. The algorithms are incrementally developed, i.e. a succession of algorithms leading to the final algorithms is presented.
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