Patent Number: 7,103,879

Title: Method and device for partitioning a computer program

Abstract: The invention concerns a method of partitioning a computer program situated on a first processing site, the program containing subprograms able to transfer information, characterised in that it includes a step of automatic determination, for at least one of said subprograms, of data representing the transfer of at least part of the information processed by said subprogram, and a step of allocating said subprogram to a second processing site according to said data.

Inventors: Ruellan; Herve (Rennes, FR), Moreau; Jean-Jacques (Rennes, FR)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G06F 9/44 (20060101); G06F 15/16 (20060101); G06F 9/45 (20060101); G06F 9/46 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018