14th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (1994)
June 21, 1994 to June 24, 1994
Her-Kun Chang , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Shyan-Ming Yuan , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
The tree quorum algorithm (TQA), which logically organizes the sites in a system into a tree, is an efficient and fault-tolerant solution for distributed mutual exclusion. Quorum size can be reduced to log N in the best case of TQA. In this paper, message complexity of TQA is analyzed. Moreover, it is shown that the ratio of message complexity to quorum size converges to 1/p, where p is the probability that a site is operational.<
communication complexity, distributed algorithms
Her-Kun Chang and Shyan-Ming Yuan, "Message complexity of the tree quorum algorithm for distributed mutual exclusion," 14th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems(ICDCS), Pozman, Poland, 1994, pp. 76-80.