• Bo Tian Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • Mikhail Posypkin Lomonosov Moscow State University




BOINC, branch-and-bound method, distributed computing, volunteer computing, desktop grid


The Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) is an opensource middleware system for volunteer and desktop grid computing. In this paper we propose BNBTEST, a BOINC version of distributed branch and bound method. The crucial issues of distributed branch-and-bound method are traversing the search tree and loading balance. We developed subtaskspackaging method and three dierent subtasks' distribution strategies to solve these.


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Author Biographies

Bo Tian, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics

Mikhail Posypkin, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics


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How to Cite

Tian, B., & Posypkin, M. (2014). EFFICIENT IMPLEMENTATION OF BRANCH-AND-BOUND METHOD ON DESKTOP GRIDS. Computer Science, 15(3), 239. https://doi.org/10.7494/csci.2014.15.3.239




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