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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 19 Issue 4, Dec. 1987

Deadlock detection in distributed databases
Edgar Knapp
Pages: 303-328
DOI: 10.1145/45075.46163
The problem of deadlock detection in distributed systems has undergone extensive study. An important application relates to distributed database systems. A uniform model in which published algorithms can be cast is given, and the fundamental...

Reading text from computer screens
Carol Bergfeld Mills, Linda J. Weldon
Pages: 329-357
DOI: 10.1145/45075.46162
This paper reviews empirical studies concerning the readability of text from computer screens. The review focuses on the form and physical attributes of complex, realistic displays of text material. Most studies comparing paper and computer...