Approximating Preemptive Stochastic Scheduling

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Megow Nicole; Vredeveld Tjark;
  • Publisher: METEOR, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
  • Subject: operations research and management science;
    arxiv: Computer Science::Operating Systems

We present constant approximative policies for preemptive stochastic scheduling. We derive policies with a guaranteed performance ratio of 2 for scheduling jobs with release dates on identical parallel machines subject to minimizing the sum of weighted completion times.... View more
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