Recent Advances for a Classical Scheduling Problem

  • Susanne Albers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7966)

Abstract

We revisit classical online makespan minimization which has been studied since the 1960s. In this problem a sequence of jobs has to be scheduled on m identical machines so as to minimize the makespan of the constructed schedule. Recent research has focused on settings in which an online algorithm is given extra information or power while processing a job sequence. In this paper we review the various models of resource augmentation and survey important results.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanne Albers
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceHumboldt-Universität zu BerlinGermany

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