Document Type


Date of Award

Fall 2002

Degree Name

Master of Science in Computer Science - (M.S.)


Computer and Information Science

First Advisor

Boris S. Verkhovsky

Second Advisor

James A. McHugh

Third Advisor

Stephen B. Seidman


A close-to-optimal linear programming-based algorithm for the static load balancing of a network of heterogeneous processors is described and implemented. Experimental results suggest that the amount of time required by the implementation of the algorithm to balance the loads of the servers as a function of the number of servers has polynomial complexity.



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