A scheduling model for reduced CPU energy

@article{Yao1995ASM,
  title={A scheduling model for reduced CPU energy},
  author={F. Frances Yao and Alan J. Demers and Scott Shenker},
  journal={Proceedings of IEEE 36th Annual Foundations of Computer Science},
  year={1995},
  pages={374-382}
}
The energy usage of computer systems is becoming an important consideration, especially for battery-operated systems. [] Key Method In this model, each job is to be executed between its arrival time and deadline by a single processor with variable speed, under the assumption that energy usage per unit time, P, is a convex function, of the processor speed s. We give an off-line algorithm that computes, for any set of jobs, a minimum-energy schedule.

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