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Santosh Pande, Dharma P. Agrawal, Jon Mauney, "A Scalable Scheduling Scheme for Functional Parallelism on Distributed Memory Multiprocessor Systems," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 388399, April, 1995.  
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@article{ 10.1109/71.372792, author = {Santosh Pande and Dharma P. Agrawal and Jon Mauney}, title = {A Scalable Scheduling Scheme for Functional Parallelism on Distributed Memory Multiprocessor Systems}, journal ={IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems}, volume = {6}, number = {4}, issn = {10459219}, year = {1995}, pages = {388399}, doi = {http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/71.372792}, publisher = {IEEE Computer Society}, address = {Los Alamitos, CA, USA}, }  
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Assuming infinite number of processors, the compile time schedule is found using a new concept of the
At run time, the tasks are merged producing a schedule for a smaller number of available processors. This allows the program to be scaled down to the processors actually available at run time. Usefulness of this scheduling heuristic has been demonstrated by incorporating the scheduler in the compiler backend for targeting Sisal (Streams and Iterations in a Single Assignment Language) on iPSC/860.
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