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The Computer Science Department’s Prof. Eli Gafni and Tel Aviv University’s Prof. Yehuda Afek are the joint recipients of an Israel-USA Binational Science Foundation (BSF) grant titled A computer is a Turing-Machine (TM) and it computes functions. What is a Distributed-System and what is a Distributed-Coordination-Problem?

Founded in 1972, the BSF promotes scientific relations between the U.S. and Israel by supporting collaborative research projects in a wide area of basic and applied scientific fields, for peaceful and nonprofit purposes.