time quantum

time quantum

[′tīm ‚kwän·təm]
(computer science)
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time quantum

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The company has already demonstrated double-digit improvement(5) of the amount of time quantum coherence can be maintained, which is expected to lead to improved calculation accuracy and speed.
Samantra, "An optimized round Robin CPU scheduling algorithm with dynamic time quantum", International Journal of Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJCSEIT) 5 (1):7-26.
A small unit of time, called a time quantum or time slice, is defined.
At this time quantum particles had not yet started separating and there existed only one unified force.
QED works and radioactive decay has a exponential half life, due to Poisson in time quantum transitions.
Interactive tasks in Q1 are scheduled using round robin (RR) scheduling algorithm [23, 24]; it means that each task is dispatched to CPU only for given time quantum. After the expiry of each time quantum, the current running task will preempt and the next task from Q1 will be scheduled with CPU.
In particular, whenever the running thread exhausts its time quantum it is suspended to allow the scheduler to resume execution and to grant the resources to another thread.
By the time Quantum Poetics is mounted this June, CST members will not only be experts on the play and its themes, but will also have a deeply vested interest in the work.
The storage record has lengthened the time quantum memory can be stored before being passed to the next node.