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Scheduling Series-Parallel Orders Subject to 0/1-Communication Delays

Möhring, Rolf H.; Schäffter, Markus W.

Inst. Mathematik

We consider the problem P}&;| prec},cij&;{0,1}|κ of scheduling jobs with arbitrary processing times on sufficiently many parallel processors subject to series-parallel precedence constraints and 0/1-communication delays in order to minimize a regular performance measure κ. Such schedules without processor restrictions are used for generating approximate solutions for a restricted number of processors.