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Decentralized Decision-Making for Task Reallocation in a Hard Real-Time System
March 1989 (vol. 38 no. 3)
pp. 341-355
A decentralized task reallocation algorithm for hard real-time systems is developed and analyzed. The algorithm, which is fast and reliable, specifically considers deadlines of tasks, attempts to utilize all the nodes of a distributed system to achieve its objective, handles tasks in priority order, and separates policy and mechanism. An extensive performance analysis of the algorithm by means

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Index Terms:
decentralised decision-making; task reallocation; hard real-time system; deadlines; distributed system; performance analysis; simulation; distributed processing; real-time systems; scheduling.
Citation:
J.A. Stankovic, "Decentralized Decision-Making for Task Reallocation in a Hard Real-Time System," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 341-355, March 1989, doi:10.1109/12.21121
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