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Definition of concurrence

Armando Moncada
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Joined: Nov 14, 2011
Posts: 30

Would someone give a good definition of concurrence with regard to programming? I have been unable to find one on the web.

Jeff Verdegan

Joined: Jan 03, 2004
Posts: 6109

You might try looking for concurrency.

I don't know what the formal definition is, but basically it means multiple tasks executing at the same time--or at least having the ability and possibly the appearance of executing at the same time--instead of having to execute sequentially.
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