Michael Henson's

Glossary of Computer Science Terms

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generalization: the relationship between a class and one or more refined or specialized versions of it
gigabyte (gig): a little over 1 billion bytes (2^30 bytes)
gossip architecture: a replication architecture in which the replica managers periodically exchange messages to notify each other of updates
group multicasting: a communication model for communication between groups of cooperating processes
guard condition: a Boolean expression that must be true in order for a transition to occur
guarded transition: a transition that fires only if a guard condition is true