Shortest-Elapsed-Time-First on a Multiprocessor

  • Neal Barcelo
  • Sungjin Im
  • Benjamin Moseley
  • Kirk Pruhs
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7659)


We show that SETF, the idealized version of the uniprocessor scheduling algorithm used by Unix, is scalable for the objective of fractional flow on a homogeneous multiprocessor. We also give a potential function analysis for the objective of weighted fractional flow on a uniprocessor.


Potential Function Schedule Algorithm Competitive Ratio Online Algorithm Future Cost 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neal Barcelo
    • 1
  • Sungjin Im
    • 2
  • Benjamin Moseley
    • 2
  • Kirk Pruhs
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of PittsburghUnited States
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of IllinoisUnited States

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