# Category: Scheduling algorithms

Longest-processing-time-first scheduling
Longest-processing-time-first (LPT) is a greedy algorithm for job scheduling. The input to the algorithm is a set of jobs, each of which has a specific processing-time. There is also a number m specif
Linear scheduling method
Linear scheduling method (LSM) is a graphical scheduling method focusing on continuous resource utilization in repetitive activities.
Critical path method
The critical path method (CPM), or critical path analysis (CPA), is an algorithm for scheduling a set of project activities. It is commonly used in conjunction with the program evaluation and review t
FIFO (computing and electronics)
In computing and in systems theory, FIFO is an acronym for first in, first out (the first in is the first out), a method for organizing the manipulation of a data structure (often, specifically a data
Dynamic priority scheduling
Dynamic priority scheduling is a type of scheduling algorithm in which the priorities are calculated during the execution of the system. The goal of dynamic priority scheduling is to adapt to dynamica
Heterogeneous earliest finish time
Heterogeneous earliest finish time (or HEFT) is a heuristic to schedule a set of dependent tasks onto a network of heterogenous workers taking communication time into account. For inputs HEFT takes a
Drift plus penalty
In the mathematical theory of probability, the drift-plus-penalty method is used for optimization of queueing networks and other stochastic systems. The technique is for stabilizing a queueing network
Graphical path method
The Graphical Path Method (GPM) is a mathematically based algorithm used in project management for planning, scheduling and resource control. GPM represents logical relationships of dated objects – su
Generalized processor sharing
Generalized processor sharing (GPS) is an ideal scheduling algorithm for process schedulers and network schedulers. It is related to the fair-queuing principle which groups packets into classes and sh
Multilevel queue
Multi-level queueing, used at least since the late 1950s/early 1960s, is a queue with a predefined number of levels. Items get assigned to a particular level at insert (using some predefined algorithm
Atropos scheduler
In computer science, Atropos is a real-time scheduling algorithm developed at Cambridge University. It combines the earliest deadline first algorithm with a best effort scheduler to make use of , whil
Event chain methodology
Event chain methodology is a network analysis technique that is focused on identifying and managing events and relationship between them (event chains) that affect project schedules. It is an uncertai
Completely fair queueing
Completely Fair Queuing (CFQ) is an I/O scheduler for the Linux kernel which was written in 2003 by Jens Axboe.
FINO
In computer science, FINO is a humorous scheduling algorithm. It is an acronym for first in, never out as opposed to traditional first in, first out (FIFO) and last in, first out (LIFO) algorithms. A
Event chain diagram
Event chain diagrams are visualizations that show the relationships between events and tasks and how the events affect each other. Event chain diagrams are introduced as a part of event chain methodol
Exponential backoff
Exponential backoff is an algorithm that uses feedback to multiplicatively decrease the rate of some process, in order to gradually find an acceptable rate. These algorithms find usage in a wide range
Top-nodes algorithm
The top-nodes algorithm is an algorithm for managing a resource reservation calendar. The algorithm has been first published in 2003, and has been improved in 2009. It is used when a resource is share
List scheduling
List scheduling is a greedy algorithm for Identical-machines scheduling. The input to this algorithm is a list of jobs that should be executed on a set of m machines. The list is ordered in a fixed or
Scheduling starvation
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Sequence step algorithm
A sequence step algorithm (SQS-AL) is an algorithm implemented in a discrete event simulation system to maximize resource utilization. This is achieved by running through two main nested loops: A sequ