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Abstract

With the the dimension exchange method, a processor in need of load balancing balances its workload successively with its neighbors one at a time, and each time a new workload index is computed, which will be used in the the subsequent pairwise balancing. By contrast, with the diffusion method, a heavily or lightly loaded processor balances its workload with all of its nearest neighbors simultaneously in a balancing operation. These two methods are closely related, as discussed in Section 3.5. A GDE load balancing process in a network is equivalent to a diffusive balancing process in an extended graph of the network.

Keywords

Load Balance Diffusion Method Communication Model Dimension Exchange Communication Step 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1997

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