Scheduling Fork graphs under LogP with an unbounded number of processors

  • Iskander Kort
  • Denis Trystram
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1470)


This paper deals with the problem of scheduling a specific precedence task graph, namely the Fork graph, under the LogP model. LogP is a computational model more sophisticated than the usual ones which was introduced to be closer to actual machines.

We present a scheduling algorithm for this kind of graphs. Our algorithm is optimal under some assumptions especially when the messages have the same size and when the gap is equal to the overhead.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iskander Kort
    • 1
  • Denis Trystram
    • 1
  1. 1.LMC-IMAGDomaine UniversitaireGrenoble Cedex 9France

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