Resource allocation

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In economics, resource allocation is the assignment of available resources to various uses.wikipedia
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Market (economics)

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In the context of an entire economy, resources can be allocated by various means, such as markets or planning.
Markets facilitate trade and enable the distribution and resource allocation in a society.

Economic planning

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In the context of an entire economy, resources can be allocated by various means, such as markets or planning.
Economic planning is a mechanism for the allocation of resources between and within organizations which is held in contrast to the market mechanism.

Economics

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In economics, resource allocation is the assignment of available resources to various uses. In economics, the area of public finance deals with three broad areas: macroeconomic stabilization, the distribution of income and wealth, and the allocation of resources.
To Smith has also been ascribed "the most important substantive proposition in all of economics" and foundation of resource-allocation theory – that, under competition, resource owners (of labour, land, and capital) seek their most profitable uses, resulting in an equal rate of return for all uses in equilibrium (adjusted for apparent differences arising from such factors as training and unemployment).

Project management

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In project management, resource allocation or resource management is the scheduling of activities and the resources required by those activities while taking into consideration both the resource availability and the project time.
The secondary—and more ambitious—challenge is to optimize the allocation of necessary inputs and apply them to meet pre-defined objectives.

Resource

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In economics, resource allocation is the assignment of available resources to various uses.
In application within human society, commercial or non-commercial factors require resource allocation through resource management.

Resource management

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In project management, resource allocation or resource management is the scheduling of activities and the resources required by those activities while taking into consideration both the resource availability and the project time.
These include discussions on functional vs. cross-functional resource allocation as well as processes espoused by organizations like the Project Management Institute (PMI) through their Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) methodology of project management.

Pareto efficiency

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Much of the study of the allocation of resources is devoted to finding the conditions under which particular mechanisms of resource allocation lead to Pareto efficient outcomes, in which no party's situation can be improved without hurting that of another party.
"Pareto optimality" is a formally defined concept used to describe when an allocation is optimal.

Public finance

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In economics, the area of public finance deals with three broad areas: macroeconomic stabilization, the distribution of income and wealth, and the allocation of resources.

Macroeconomics

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In economics, the area of public finance deals with three broad areas: macroeconomic stabilization, the distribution of income and wealth, and the allocation of resources.

Income distribution

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In economics, the area of public finance deals with three broad areas: macroeconomic stabilization, the distribution of income and wealth, and the allocation of resources.

Strategic planning

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In strategic planning, resource allocation is a plan for using available resources, for example human resources, especially in the near term, to achieve goals for the future.

Plan

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In strategic planning, resource allocation is a plan for using available resources, for example human resources, especially in the near term, to achieve goals for the future.

Natural resource

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In strategic planning, resource allocation is a plan for using available resources, for example human resources, especially in the near term, to achieve goals for the future.

Human resources

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In strategic planning, resource allocation is a plan for using available resources, for example human resources, especially in the near term, to achieve goals for the future.

Project

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It is the process of allocating scarce resources among the various projects or business units.

Computer program

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Resource allocation may be decided by using computer programs applied to a specific domain to automatically and dynamically distribute resources to applicants.

Wireless

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For example, channel allocation in wireless communication may be decided by a base transceiver station using an appropriate algorithm.

Base transceiver station

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For example, channel allocation in wireless communication may be decided by a base transceiver station using an appropriate algorithm.

Algorithm

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For example, channel allocation in wireless communication may be decided by a base transceiver station using an appropriate algorithm.

Online auction

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One class of resource whereby applicants bid for the best resource(s) according to their balance of "money", as in an online auction business model (see also auction theory).

Auction theory

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One class of resource whereby applicants bid for the best resource(s) according to their balance of "money", as in an online auction business model (see also auction theory).

Central processing unit

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In one paper on CPU time slice allocation

Preemption (computing)

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In one paper on CPU time slice allocation

Proportional share scheduling

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an auction algorithm is compared to proportional share scheduling.