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Prioritization in Parallel Computing (extended abstract)
Parallel Symbolic Computing Workshop 1992
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It is argued that scheduling is an important determinant of performance for many parallel symbolic computations, over and above the issues of dynamic load balancing and grainsize control. We propose associating unbounded levels of priorities with tasks and messages as the mechanism of choice for specifying scheduling strategies. We demonstrate how priorities can be used in parallelizing computations in different search domains, and show how priorities can be implemented effectively in parallel systems.
L.V. Kale, "Prioritization in Parallel Computing (extended abstract)", Parallel Programming Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. US/Japan Workshop on Parallel Symbolic Computing, October 1992, Boston, MA.
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