Estimate of Resource Consumption Using Work Index Matrix

Accurate initial estimate of resource consumption is crucial for managing and planning resources and tasks in various computer systems. This short note suggests a new approach that provides initial estimate of the resource consumption for a given task with any background loading of the computer system. We introduce a notion of work index matrix, which is an invariant for specific computer system, and consider any work done by a computer system as a path in the potential field of resources.

By: G. Grabarnik, L. Kozakov, Sheng Ma

Published in: RC23123 in 2004


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