<algorithm> The arrangement of a number of related operations in time.
There are several kinds of scheduling related to computers:
instruction scheduling - sequencing the instructions executed by the CPU
multitasking ("process scheduling") - sharing a CPU between several processes
application software to help organise your daily meetings etc.
task scheduling - algorithms to solve the general problem of satisfying time and resource constraints between a number of tasks.
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