Scheduling solutions?

Dan Grupp grupp at snowmass.Stanford.EDU
Mon Jan 26 22:58:37 PST 2004


good point. possible solution (similar to FIB reservations, where it works
well, self-regulated): any unclaimed time is fair game 24 hrs in advance.

THanks,
DAn

On Mon, 26 Jan 2004, David Goldhaber-Gordon wrote:

> Dan,
>
> Your analysis is only correct if all 20 users each week want as much time as
> possible. If a quarter of them just want one 3-hour session each, a 10 hour
> limit should indeed leave unclaimed time. I'm not saying an 8-hour limit
> would not be preferable, but we do need to be careful not to overmanage and
> end up with unclaimable time slots.
>
> Best,
>
> David
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Grupp [mailto:grupp at snowmass.Stanford.EDU]
> Sent: Monday, January 26, 2004 9:53 PM
> To: John Cumings
> Cc: raith at snf.stanford.edu
> Subject: Re: Scheduling solutions?
>
> i counted 20 users last week.
>
> slot size = 7 x 24 / 20 = 8.4
>
> So allocating 10hrs/wk is clearly over the available time. to free up the
> scarece resource would have to set the limit to less than 8 hours.
>
> -dan
>
>
>
>

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