Allocation and scheduling of resources

Allocation refers to assigning resources to users or applications.

Scheduling refers to deciding who goes next when there are more than one request.

The resources to be allocated and scheduled include the processor, memory, and mass storage devices.

The CLASSIC problem is the problem of the Dining Philosophers:

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