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parent process

(operating system)
The Unix process that created one or more other processes.

Every process except process 0 is created when another process executes the fork system call. The process that invoked fork is the parent process, and the newly created process is the child process. Every process has one parent process, but can have many child processes.

The kernel identifies each process by its process identifier (PID). Process 0 is a special process that is created when the system boots; after forking a child process (process 1), process 0 becomes the swapper process. Process 1, known as init, is the ancestor of every other process in the system and enjoys a special relationship with them.
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If the parent process does not match the name specified by this field, the malware will exit.
Nanomite technology is based on parent process protection combined with some code segment extraction for packing with their subsequent obfuscation at unpacking.
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The compound Poisson modeling used in the insurance literature can be considered as an SP application (a jump SP) where the Poisson arrival is the subordinator, and the claim amount per arrival is the parent process distributed as gamma, lognormal, or Pareto.
By letting the futures price follow a jump SP in calendar-time, where the information arrival process is the randomizing subordinator and the price change process per informational arrival the parent process, we first demonstrate how to make a time change to transform the calendar-time jump SP on to an information-time lognormal diffusion.
9) We assume that the parent process is a lognormal diffusion and the directing process is a homogeneous Poisson as follows:(10)
According to the construct of the SP, a parent process can take on other specifications as long as it is stationary.
Denoting the calendar-time clock as dt and the information-time clock as dn, the information-time stationary parent process is obtained by the following stochastic time change; that is, by substituting equations (2) and (3) into equation (1), the calendar-time rerum process:
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