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Race Condition

A race condition or race hazard is a flaw in a system or process whereby the output and/or result of the process is unexpectedly and critically dependent on the sequence or timing of other events. The term originates with the idea of two signals racing each other to influence the output first. Race conditions can occur in electronics systems, especially logic circuits, and in computer software,... [read on >>]
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By: Samara Mhlaba
Started: January 24th 2009 09:53
Last Update: October 12th 2011 07:55