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THROTTLING ACTIVITY IN A MULTI-TASKING OPERATING SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008433D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jun-13

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Philip T. Fleege Brian Jones

Abstract

Software designs and implementations of many computer systems are often broken down into func- tional software units, such that each unit is referred to as a "task". Each task is designed and implemented to control the processing of one or more specific areas of the computers' system features. Although, sometimes these system features are realized by the coordination of two or more tasks, ultimately, the processing is still localized and controlled within one specific task.