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[Solved]: Definition of “K-fairness” with respect to concurrency?

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There are definitions of Absolute, Strong and Weak Fairness available across the internet, but I cannot find a definition of "K-Fairness" property for critical section algorithms (also algorithms that satisfy a 1-fairness or 3-fairness property). Does this actually exist or is this something that was made up to describe a phenomenon that I am not recognizing?

Asked By : AndrewD

Answered By : Hendrik Jan

Perhaps you should look for "bounded fairness", the property that something happens within the next $k$ times, where $k$ is the bound.

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