Definition: A parallel memory model in which multiple processors can read simultaneously from a single memory location, but only one processor can write to any one memory location at one time.
Also known as CREW.
See also concurrent read, concurrent write, exclusive read, concurrent write, exclusive read, exclusive write.
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Paul M. Sant, "concurrent read, exclusive write", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/concurrentReadExcluWrt.html