Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://cris.teiep.gr/jspui/handle/123456789/1299
Title: DAG Scheduling using Integer Programming in heterogeneous parallel execution environments
Authors: 
Keywords: Scheduling--Computer programs
Integer programming
Issue Date: 2013
Abstract: A computer program can be represented by a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) in order to capture the dependencies between the individual tasks that should be executed each time the program runs. This paper proposes a mathematical model of Integer Programming that can be applied in order to schedule the tasks in the presence of multiple processors serving as the execution environment. The target is to minimize the overall execution time of the DAG known as schedule length or makespan. An approach called MATH using the full model is applied to small sized problems and then a more elaborate approach called MATHL is presented where the DAG is partitioned to levels. Levels are formed according to the hops needed for each node to be reached starting from the source node. Hence sub-problems have manageable size and can be solved in a timely manner. Consecutive optimal solutions for each level result in a high quality schedule for the overall problem even for cases consisting of several hundreds of nodes. Results show that this method constantly gives very good results and it is compared favorably with other approaches to the problem that can be found in the bibliography.
Description: http://www.alma-project.eu/downloads/Mista2013.pdf
URI: http://cris.teiep.gr/jspui/handle/123456789/1299
Appears in Collections:Δημοσιεύσεις σε Συνέδρια

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.


Items in CRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.