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Farrell Joel Alan, Record Stephen Elliott, Wade Brian Keith: Preemptive and non pre-emptive scheduling and executing of program threads in a multitasking operating system.. Ibm, February 17, 1993: EP0527392-A2 (14 worldwide citation)

A multitasking operating system permits application programs (and their developers) to influence a schedule of execution of program threads which constitute the application programs by specifying parameters for the program threads. The parameters indicate each thread's priority level and dispatch cl ...


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Farrell Joel Alan, Record Stephen Elliot, Wade Brian Keith: Controlled scheduling of program threads in a multitasking operating system.. Ibm, February 17, 1993: EP0527301-A2 (4 worldwide citation)

A multitasking operating system permits application programs (and their developers) to influence a schedule of execution of program threads derived from the application programs. Each of the program threads is assigned a priority level and a dispatch class in which the thread resides. Based on these ...