Flexible Scheduling in Multimedia Kernels: An Overview

Pierre G. Jansen, Hans Scholten, Rene Laan

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    Current Hard Real-Time (HRT) kernels have their timely behaviour guaranteed on the cost of a rather restrictive use of the available resources. This makes current HRT scheduling techniques inadequate for use in a multimedia environment where we can make a considerable profit by a better and more flexible use of the resources. We will show that we can improve the flexibility and efficiency of multimedia kernels. Therefore we introduce Real Time Transactions (RTT) with Deadline Inheritance policies for a small class of scheduling algorithms and we will evaluate these algorithms for use in a multimedia environment
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationMultimedia Information Systems in Practice
    EditorsWing S. Chow
    Place of PublicationSingapore
    Number of pages11
    ISBN (Print)981-4021-53-9
    Publication statusPublished - 1999
    EventMultimedia Information Systems in Practice - Hong Kong, China
    Duration: 1 Jan 19991 Jan 1999


    ConferenceMultimedia Information Systems in Practice


    • CAES-PS: Pervasive Systems


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