Online Scheduling of Multiprocessor Jobs with Idle Regulation

  • Andrei Tchernykh
  • Denis Trystram
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3019)


In this paper, we focus on on-line scheduling of multiprocessor jobs with emphasis on the regulation of idle periods in the frame of general list policies. We consider a new family of scheduling strategies based on two phases which successively combine sequential and parallel executions of the jobs. These strategies are part of a more generic scheme introduced in [6]. The main result is to demonstrate that it is possible to estimate the amount of resources that should remain idle for a better regulation of the load and to obtain approximation bounds.


Schedule Problem Schedule Strategy Competitive Ratio Penalty Factor List Schedule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrei Tchernykh
    • 1
  • Denis Trystram
    • 2
  1. 1.CICESEEnsenada, Baja CaliforniaMéxico
  2. 2.ID-IMAGMontbonnot St. MartinFrance

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