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PHIL = *[ ...During n'th lifetime THINK; room!enter( ); fork(i)!pickup( ); fork((i 1) mod 5)!pickup; EAT; fork(i)!putdown( ); fork((i 1) mod 5)!putdown( ); room!exit( ); ] FORK = *[ phil(i)?pickup( ) -> phil(i)?putdown( );  phil((i - 1) mod 5)?pickup( ) -> phil((i - 1) mod 5)?putdown( ); ROOM = occupancy:integer; occupancy = 0; *[(i:0..4)phil(i)?enter( ) -> occupancy := occupancy 1;  (i:0..4)phil(i)?exit( ) -> occupancy := occupancy - 1; MAIN = [room::ROOM || fork(i:0..4)::FORK || phil(i:0..4)::PHIL].
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Dictionary and script maintained by Neal Ziring, last major modifications 3/18/98. Most recent additions to dictionary and master list, 1/00.