earliest deadline first


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earliest deadline first

(operating system, algorithm)
(EDF) A strategy for CPU or disk access scheduling. With EDF, the task with the earliest deadline is always executed first.

Scan-EDF is an example.
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EDF (Earliest Deadline First) is a representative algorithm in this category [6].
Our main contribution in this paper is the use of link quality, current buffer state information and packet delay to scheduled all the services flows using earliest deadline algorithm called link aware earliest deadline first scheduling algorithm (LAEDF).
Ming, Xiong, Qiong and Krithi (2008), address the method for temporal consistency maintenance using earliest deadline first scheduling.