This disclosure presents a novel scheme for rate-based scheduling. In particular, this approach can be applicable to scheduling flows in computer networks such as ATM. It can also be used to provide weighted fair service in scheduling computer jobs. Unlike many of the methods commonly used for rate scheduling in network adapters, the present method allows to provide strict rate guarantees to all flows. A distinguishing feature of the present method is that it operates in the frequency domain, rather than in time domain.
* 5367678 Multiprocessor system having statically determining resource allocation schedule at compile time and the using of static schedule with processor signals to control the execution time dynamically
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