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Title: Scheduling malleable tasks with interdependent processing rates: Comments and observations
Author(s): Burke, Edmund
Dror, Moshe
Orlin, James B
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Keywords: Parallel machines
Malleable tasks
Issue Date: Mar-2008
Citation: Burke E, Dror M & Orlin JB (2008) Scheduling malleable tasks with interdependent processing rates: Comments and observations, Discrete Applied Mathematics, 156 (5), pp. 620-626.
Abstract: In this short paper, we examine the problem of scheduling malleable tasks on parallel processors. One of the main aims of the paper is to present a simple complexity interpretation for a number of results for cases with convex and concave processing speed functions. The contribution of this paper is a new unified view of results described in several recent papers. We briefly discuss the implications of our observations on this important family of scheduling problems
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