Bo Tian, Mikhail Posypkin


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.


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

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7494/csci.2014.15.3.239


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