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concurrency

[kən′kər·ən·sē]
(computer science)
Referring to two or more tasks of a computer system which are in progress simultaneously.

concurrency

concurrency

Operations that are performed simultaneously within the computer. For example, dual-core CPUs provide overlapping of two independent processes. See parallelism, concurrent programming language, dual core, hyperthreading, multiprocessing, multitasking, multithreading, SMP and MPP.
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Notwithstanding the Royal Bromptom case (see below), an eminent construction lawyer takes the view that Malmaison represents how English law should deal with concurrency and that the dominant cause test is not applicable to extension of time claims.
Three risk factors were strongly associated with increased HIV prevalence per language group upon univariate analysis: multiple partners per year, point concurrency (Fig.
Other reasons to inject plans with some design/build concurrency, despite potential increases in risk of cost growth, include (a) urgent need for the product, (b) maintaining the industrial base, (c) avoiding obsolescence, and (d) reducing exposure to requirements changes.
Intuitively, one can see the advantages that concurrency would bring to a program.
For example, partners' concurrency was based on women's perceptions, the women attending study clinics were not representative of all women in Los Angeles and the questions about concurrency were not asked at all project sites.
They call for better designed studies to clarify the contribution concurrency may make to generalised epidemics in southern and eastern Africa.
They drew their conclusion by looking at previous studies that examined concurrency in any way.
Transportation Methodologies: For those developments that will continue to be subject to DRI and concurrency review, the same levels of service must apply to both.
Among other things, the bill creates a definition of "dense urban land areas" - which are specifically defined areas of the state using factors of density and geographically designated urban service areas - and creates "transportation concurrency exception areas" in such dense urban land areas.
Concurrency in applications is typically coded as multithreaded programs.
HIV might be introduced into such a concurrency network if only one person has unprotected sex with a casual partner who is infected, or if one of these stable relationships breaks up and a new partner is linked into the network.
Despite of many DataSet benefits, this strategy generates a few unexpected problems, related to database concurrency exceptions.