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Fairness and classifications

Wierman, Adam (2007) Fairness and classifications. ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, 34 (4). pp. 4-12. ISSN 0163-5999. doi:10.1145/1243401.1243405.

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The growing trend in computer systems towards using scheduling policies that prioritize jobs with small service requirements has resulted in a new focus on the fairness of such policies. In particular, researchers have been interested in whether prioritizing small job sizes results in large jobs being treated "unfairly." However, fairness is an amorphous concept and thus difficult to define and study. This article provides a short survey of recent work in this area.

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Additional Information:© 2007 Association for Computing Machinery.
Issue or Number:4
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Official Citation:Adam Wierman. 2007. Fairness and classifications. SIGMETRICS Perform. Eval. Rev. 34, 4 (March 2007), 4–12. DOI:
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:04 Nov 2020 19:42
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