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# Program for Priority CPU Scheduling | Set 1

• Difficulty Level : Easy
• Last Updated : 24 Nov, 2022

Priority scheduling is one of the most common scheduling algorithms in batch systems. Each process is assigned a priority. Process with the highest priority is to be executed first and so on. Processes with the same priority are executed on first come first served basis. Priority can be decided based on memory requirements, time requirements or any other resource requirement. Also priority can be decided on the ratio of average I/O to average CPU burst time.
Implementation :

```1- First input the processes with their burst time
and priority.
2- Sort the processes, burst time and priority
according to the priority.
3- Now simply apply FCFS algorithm.``` Note: A major problem with priority scheduling is indefinite blocking or starvation. A solution to the problem of indefinite blockage of the low-priority process is aging. Aging is a technique of gradually increasing the priority of processes that wait in the system for a long period of time.

## C++

 `// C++ program for implementation of FCFS``// scheduling``#include``using` `namespace` `std;` `struct` `Process``{``    ``int` `pid;  ``// Process ID``    ``int` `bt;   ``// CPU Burst time required``    ``int` `priority; ``// Priority of this process``};` `// Function to sort the Process acc. to priority``bool` `comparison(Process a, Process b)``{``    ``return` `(a.priority > b.priority);``}` `// Function to find the waiting time for all``// processes``void` `findWaitingTime(Process proc[], ``int` `n,``                     ``int` `wt[])``{``    ``// waiting time for first process is 0``    ``wt = 0;` `    ``// calculating waiting time``    ``for` `(``int`  `i = 1; i < n ; i++ )``        ``wt[i] =  proc[i-1].bt + wt[i-1] ;``}` `// Function to calculate turn around time``void` `findTurnAroundTime( Process proc[], ``int` `n,``                         ``int` `wt[], ``int` `tat[])``{``    ``// calculating turnaround time by adding``    ``// bt[i] + wt[i]``    ``for` `(``int`  `i = 0; i < n ; i++)``        ``tat[i] = proc[i].bt + wt[i];``}` `//Function to calculate average time``void` `findavgTime(Process proc[], ``int` `n)``{``    ``int` `wt[n], tat[n], total_wt = 0, total_tat = 0;` `    ``//Function to find waiting time of all processes``    ``findWaitingTime(proc, n, wt);` `    ``//Function to find turn around time for all processes``    ``findTurnAroundTime(proc, n, wt, tat);` `    ``//Display processes along with all details``    ``cout << ``"\nProcesses  "``<< ``" Burst time  "``         ``<< ``" Waiting time  "` `<< ``" Turn around time\n"``;` `    ``// Calculate total waiting time and total turn``    ``// around time``    ``for` `(``int`  `i=0; i

## Java

 `// Java program for implementation of FCFS``// scheduling``import` `java.util.*;` `class` `Process``{``    ``int` `pid; ``// Process ID``    ``int` `bt; ``// CPU Burst time required``    ``int` `priority; ``// Priority of this process``    ``Process(``int` `pid, ``int` `bt, ``int` `priority)``    ``{``        ``this``.pid = pid;``        ``this``.bt = bt;``        ``this``.priority = priority;``    ``}``    ``public` `int` `prior() {``        ``return` `priority;``    ``}``}`  `public` `class` `GFG``{``  ` `// Function to find the waiting time for all``// processes``public` `void` `findWaitingTime(Process proc[], ``int` `n,``                    ``int` `wt[])``{``  ` `    ``// waiting time for first process is 0``    ``wt[``0``] = ``0``;` `    ``// calculating waiting time``    ``for` `(``int` `i = ``1``; i < n ; i++ )``        ``wt[i] = proc[i - ``1``].bt + wt[i - ``1``] ;``}` `// Function to calculate turn around time``public` `void` `findTurnAroundTime( Process proc[], ``int` `n,``                        ``int` `wt[], ``int` `tat[])``{``    ``// calculating turnaround time by adding``    ``// bt[i] + wt[i]``    ``for` `(``int` `i = ``0``; i < n ; i++)``        ``tat[i] = proc[i].bt + wt[i];``}` `// Function to calculate average time``public` `void` `findavgTime(Process proc[], ``int` `n)``{``    ``int` `wt[] = ``new` `int``[n], tat[] = ``new` `int``[n], total_wt = ``0``, total_tat = ``0``;` `    ``// Function to find waiting time of all processes``    ``findWaitingTime(proc, n, wt);` `    ``// Function to find turn around time for all processes``    ``findTurnAroundTime(proc, n, wt, tat);` `    ``// Display processes along with all details``    ``System.out.print(``"\nProcesses   Burst time   Waiting time   Turn around time\n"``);` `    ``// Calculate total waiting time and total turn``    ``// around time``    ``for` `(``int` `i = ``0``; i < n; i++)``    ``{``        ``total_wt = total_wt + wt[i];``        ``total_tat = total_tat + tat[i];``        ``System.out.print(``" "` `+ proc[i].pid + ``"\t\t"` `+ proc[i].bt + ``"\t "` `+ wt[i] + ``"\t\t "` `+ tat[i] + ``"\n"``);``    ``}` `    ``System.out.print(``"\nAverage waiting time = "``            ``+(``float``)total_wt / (``float``)n);``    ``System.out.print(``"\nAverage turn around time = "``+(``float``)total_tat / (``float``)n);``}` `public` `void` `priorityScheduling(Process proc[], ``int` `n)``{``  ` `    ``// Sort processes by priority``    ``Arrays.sort(proc, ``new` `Comparator() {``        ``@Override``        ``public` `int` `compare(Process a, Process b) {``            ``return` `b.prior() - a.prior();``        ``}``    ``});``    ``System.out.print(``"Order in which processes gets executed \n"``);``    ``for` `(``int` `i = ``0` `; i < n; i++)``        ``System.out.print(proc[i].pid + ``" "``) ;` `    ``findavgTime(proc, n);``}` `// Driver code``public` `static` `void` `main(String[] args)``{``    ``GFG ob=``new` `GFG();``    ``int` `n = ``3``;``    ``Process proc[] = ``new` `Process[n];``    ``proc[``0``] = ``new` `Process(``1``, ``10``, ``2``);``    ``proc[``1``] = ``new` `Process(``2``, ``5``, ``0``);``    ``proc[``2``] = ``new` `Process(``3``, ``8``, ``1``);``    ``ob.priorityScheduling(proc, n);``}``}` `// This code is contributed by rahulpatil07109.`

## Python3

 `# Python3 program for implementation of``# Priority Scheduling` `# Function to find the waiting time ``# for all processes``def` `findWaitingTime(processes, n, wt):``    ``wt[``0``] ``=` `0` `    ``# calculating waiting time``    ``for` `i ``in` `range``(``1``, n):``        ``wt[i] ``=` `processes[i ``-` `1``][``1``] ``+` `wt[i ``-` `1``]` `# Function to calculate turn around time``def` `findTurnAroundTime(processes, n, wt, tat):``    ` `    ``# Calculating turnaround time by``    ``# adding bt[i] + wt[i]``    ``for` `i ``in` `range``(n):``        ``tat[i] ``=` `processes[i][``1``] ``+` `wt[i]` `# Function to calculate average waiting``# and turn-around times.``def` `findavgTime(processes, n):``    ``wt ``=` `[``0``] ``*` `n``    ``tat ``=` `[``0``] ``*` `n` `    ``# Function to find waiting time``    ``# of all processes``    ``findWaitingTime(processes, n, wt)` `    ``# Function to find turn around time``    ``# for all processes``    ``findTurnAroundTime(processes, n, wt, tat)` `    ``# Display processes along with all details``    ``print``(``"\nProcesses    Burst Time    Waiting"``,``          ``"Time    Turn-Around Time"``)``    ``total_wt ``=` `0``    ``total_tat ``=` `0``    ``for` `i ``in` `range``(n):` `        ``total_wt ``=` `total_wt ``+` `wt[i]``        ``total_tat ``=` `total_tat ``+` `tat[i]``        ``print``(``" "``, processes[i][``0``], ``"\t\t"``,``                   ``processes[i][``1``], ``"\t\t"``,``                   ``wt[i], ``"\t\t"``, tat[i])` `    ``print``(``"\nAverage waiting time = %.5f "``%``(total_wt ``/``n))``    ``print``(``"Average turn around time = "``, total_tat ``/` `n)` `def` `priorityScheduling(proc, n):``    ` `    ``# Sort processes by priority``    ``proc ``=` `sorted``(proc, key ``=` `lambda` `proc:proc[``2``],``                                  ``reverse ``=` `True``);` `    ``print``(``"Order in which processes gets executed"``)``    ``for` `i ``in` `proc:``        ``print``(i[``0``], end ``=` `" "``)``    ``findavgTime(proc, n)``    ` `# Driver code``if` `__name__ ``=``=``"__main__"``:``    ` `    ``# Process id's``    ``proc ``=` `[[``1``, ``10``, ``1``],``            ``[``2``, ``5``, ``0``],``            ``[``3``, ``8``, ``1``]]``    ``n ``=` `3``    ``priorityScheduling(proc, n)``    ` `# This code is contributed``# Shubham Singh(SHUBHAMSINGH10)`

Output:

```Order in which processes gets executed
1 3 2
Processes  Burst time  Waiting time  Turn around time
1        10     0         10
3        8     10         18
2        5     18         23

Average waiting time = 9.33333
Average turn around time = 17```

In this post, the processes with arrival time 0 are discussed. In next set, we will be considering different arrival times to evaluate waiting times.
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