Definition: A parallel memory model in which only one processor can read from any one memory location at one time, and only one processor can write to any one memory location at one time.
Also known as EREW.
See also concurrent read, concurrent write, concurrent read, exclusive write, exclusive read, concurrent write.
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Entry modified 17 December 2004.
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Paul M. Sant, "exclusive 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/exclusiveReadExcluWrt.html