Flexible Scheduling in Multimedia Kernels: An Overview

P.G. Jansen, Johan Scholten, Rene Laan

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    Abstract

    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 languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationMultimedia Information Systems in Practice
    EditorsW.S. Chow
    Place of PublicationSingapore
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages31-41
    Number of pages11
    ISBN (Print)981-4021-53-9
    Publication statusPublished - 1999

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    Keywords

    • CAES-PS: Pervasive Systems
    • IR-19143
    • METIS-119666
    • EWI-1027

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    Jansen, P. G., Scholten, J., & Laan, R. (1999). Flexible Scheduling in Multimedia Kernels: An Overview. In W. S. Chow (Ed.), Multimedia Information Systems in Practice (pp. 31-41). Singapore: Springer.