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Title: An FPTAS for parallel-machine scheduling under a grade of service provision to minimize makespan
Authors: Ji, Min
Cheng, T. C. Edwin
Subjects: Scheduling
Grade of service
Issue Date: 31-Oct-2008
Publisher: Elsevier
Source: Information processing letters, Oct. 2008, v. 108, no. 4, p. 171-174.
Abstract: We consider the m parallel-machine scheduling problem that process service requests from various customers who are entitled to different levels of grade of service (GoS). The objective is to minimize the makespan. We give a fully polynomial-time approximation scheme for the case where m is fixed.
Rights: Information Processing Letters © 2008 Elsevier. The journal web site is located at
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
DOI: 10.1016/j.ipl.2008.04.021
ISSN: 0020-0190
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