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On a class of scheduling algorithms for multiprocessors computing systems

  • N. F. Chen
  • C. L. Liu
Session 1: Scheduling 1
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 24)

Abstract

In this paper we study a class of scheduling algorithms for multiprocessors computing systems which we call level algorithms. These algorithms are simple and easy to implement. They produce optimal schedules in some cases, and produce close-to-optimal schedules in other cases. Sufficient conditions under which schedules produced by the level algorithms will be optimal are obtained. For the sub-optimal schedules, we are able to compare quantitatively their performance against that of an optimal schedule.

Keywords

Schedule Algorithm Optimal Schedule Total Execution Time Priority List Idle Period 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. F. Chen
    • 1
  • C. L. Liu
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of IllinoisUrbana
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of IllinoisUrbana

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