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Multiprocessor Scheduling of Processes with Release Times, Deadlines, Precedence, and Exclusion Relations
February 1993 (vol. 19 no. 2)
pp. 139-154

The author presents a scheduling algorithm that solves the problem of finding a feasible nonpreemptive schedule whenever one exists on M identical processors for a given set of processes such that each process starts executing after its release time and completes its computation before its deadline. A given set of precedence relations and a given set of exclusion relations defined on ordered pairs of process segments are satisfied. This algorithm can be applied to the important problem of automated pre-run-time scheduling of processes with arbitrary precedence and exclusion relations on multiprocessors in hard-real-time systems.

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Index Terms:
multiprocessor scheduling; release times; deadlines; precedence; exclusion relations; nonpreemptive schedule; automated pre-run-time scheduling; hard-real-time systems; multiprocessing systems; real-time systems; scheduling
J. Xu, "Multiprocessor Scheduling of Processes with Release Times, Deadlines, Precedence, and Exclusion Relations," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 139-154, Feb. 1993, doi:10.1109/32.214831
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