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[tlaplus] Modelling the Philosophers Dining Problem
I'm new to TLA+ and I'm trying to model the Philosophers Dining Problem.
My initial setup puts all philosophers into "thinking" and all forks to be "available".
I have a deadlock in my current model, and I think, it is because :
The Next action describes : the alternation (\/) of Thinking and Eating actions. This state of the system (all philosophers are thinking) can occur indefinitely.
How do I combine alternation of the actions (think & eat) in the system whilst avoiding a deadlock ? An intermediate state ? I'm confused.
Also, I will be grateful to take any remarks/comments about the design, or the approach. I am really looking forward into getting your critics / reviews.
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Thank you all
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