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Integrated MCDA: A Simulation Case Study [chapter]

Valerie Belton, Mark Elder
1998 Lecture notes in economics and mathematical systems  
Despite the fact that the origins of the MCDM school lie in extensions of linear programming to problems with multiple objectives, multicriteria analysis, in particular methods for choosing between discrete  ...  In this case study simulation and multicriteria analysis have been integrated, using the softwares Simul8 and V•I•S•A , to provide a decision support tool for the airport Planning Manager.  ...  Figure 3 illustrates the initial V•I•S•A model of the problem used to evaluate six proposed schedules.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-45772-2_29 fatcat:elmige47y5fkhohsdhr6y27y5u

Multicriteria optimisation and simulation: an industrial application

D. Duvivier, O. Roux, V. Dhaevers, N. Meskens, A. Artiba
2007 Annals of Operations Research  
This paper deals with multicriteria discrete-continuous problems of scheduling nonpreemptable jobs.  ...  and scheduling problems.  ...  In this paper we have applied a set of very simple heuristics (dispatching rules) enhanced by a multicriteria hill-climber to optimise the scheduling part of a real-life problem.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10479-007-0228-7 fatcat:so33g7hdyfh5jjzgdi4a7vg5ey

Staff Scheduling Optimization in Information Technology Projects

Amaury Brasil Filho, Ana Sofia Marcal, Gabriela Costa, Placido Pinheiro
2007 2007 International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management  
This paper proposes a mathematical programming model supported by multicriteria that will assist the Information Technology organization during the staff scheduling activity.  ...  But, this is not a simple task to do and it turns more complex as the number of projects and professional increases.  ...  a multicriteria methodology, enclosing the evaluation phase, that is composed by three activities: (i) construction of a qualitative model of values; (ii) options evaluation, that consists in the application  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsssm.2007.4280136 fatcat:cmaodau6e5d73infjt3aeytlbq

An Approach to Collaborative Scheduling Through Group Decision Support

Ana Almeida, Goreti Marreiros
2006 Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics  
Scheduling is a multicriteria decision problem in practice where different schedulers may agree on key objectives but differ greatly on their relative importance in any given situation.  ...  Interaction among scheduling actors is supported by the GDSM selecting a scheduling solution.  ...  Problems faced by organizations, particularly in scheduling, involve the evaluation and selection of an al-ternative among a set of alternatives.  ... 
doi:10.20965/jaciii.2006.p0479 fatcat:nt2m2e6j6rdb7g46wyxiepmyxu

Interaction of the Decision Maker in the Process of Production Scheduling

Krzysztof Kalinowski, Cezary Grabowik, Iwona Paprocka, Wojciech Kempa
2014 Advanced Materials Research  
A general procedure specifying the activities carried out within the framework of particular steps of scheduling is shown.  ...  The work in this area is one of the most important steps when designing a new, dedicated scheduling system as well as during the analysis, selection and adaptation of an external one.  ...  SOLUTIONS -ACCEPTABLE SCHEDULES In scheduling problems, where the complexity is NP-hard or strongly NP-hard there is a problem with finding the optimal solution.  ... 
doi:10.4028/ fatcat:7niqbnrmnnam7ef66lli3on7dq

Scheduling Jobs on the Grid – Multicriteria Approach

Krzysztof Kurowski, Jarek Nabrzyski, Ariel Oleksiak, Jan Węglarz
2006 Computational Methods in Science and Technology  
In the paper we present two different models of Grid resource management problems: (i) Grid scheduling problems with no time characteristics available, and (ii) scheduling of jobs in presence of time characteristics  ...  We focus on demonstrating how these two scenarios, which are important examples of Grid environments, can be modeled as multi-criteria decision support problems.  ...  The resource management problem is modeled as a user-centric multicriteria choice problem with aggregated criteria.  ... 
doi:10.12921/cmst.2006.12.02.123-138 fatcat:uaqldmuoxnft7kd7umkpo3vyce


Marcia De Fatima Morais, Thays Josyane Perassoli Boiko, Leandro Dos Santos Coelho, Rony Peterson Da Rocha, Paulo Roberto PAraíso
2014 Independent Journal of Management & Production  
The goal of the study is to review and analyze the methods in order to solve the Hybrid Flow Shop production scheduling problem with multicriteria functions in the literature.  ...  The literature points to several studies that focus the Hybrid Flow Shop scheduling problem with monocriteria functions.  ...  and different search strategies to obtain solutions for large multicriteria HFS scheduling problems, with reduced computational time; v) investigate the multicriteria HFS scheduling problems with several  ... 
doi:10.14807/ijmp.v5i4.242 fatcat:hpnypjad65dylcdaoat72my4ju

Multicriteria Optimization of A Long-Haul Routing and Scheduling Problem

Marie-Eve Rancourt, Julie Paquette
2014 Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis  
The aim of this paper is to introduce and solve a multi-objective vehicle routing and truck driver scheduling problem under the legislative requirements on work and rest hours in the United States (US  ...  However, for a real-life instance which is an open routing problem, the rule of thumb is not necessarily cost efficient.  ...  To evaluate the costs and the time constraint violations of a solution, a schedule complying with the HOS regulations has to be determined.  ... 
doi:10.1002/mcda.1516 fatcat:5lrtoacaobg3jf3s5brq3gg4vq

A Multicriteria Approach to Examination Timetabling [chapter]

Edmund Burke, Yuri Bykov, Sanja Petrovic
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The main aim of this paper is to consider university examination timetabling problems as multicriteria decision problems. A new multicriteria approach to solving such problems is presented.  ...  A multiphase exam-scheduling package described in (Arani and Lotfi, 1989) and (Lotfi and Cerveny, 1991) consists of three phases.  ...  A number of criteria is defined to evaluate the quality of the timetables from different points of view with respect to different constraints imposed on the problem.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44629-x_8 fatcat:3bfpceqq6baxvnwhwe5dyvauo4

Improving risk matrices using the MACBETH approach for multicriteria value measurement [chapter]

Carlos A. Bana Costa, Diana F. Lopes, Mónica D. Oliveira
2014 Proceedings of Maintenance Performance Measurement and Management (MPMM) Conference 2014  
This study aims at improving the design and the deployment of RMs, avoiding theoretical problems of traditional RMs and inconsistent risk ratings, following Multicriteria and Portfolio Decision Analysis  ...  subjective probabilities; (3) the transformation of a RM into a Value Risk Matrix (VRM); (4) the definition of multicriteria assignment procedures, applied to classify risks from the VRM by severity;  ...  Following Fig. 1 , the development of multicriteria risk impact models involves structuring and evaluation activities [23] .  ... 
doi:10.14195/978-972-8954-42-0_27 fatcat:jrpryvjymzb4hcjjxtqjantvum

The gardener's problem for web information monitoring

Byron J. Gao, Mingji Xia, Walter Cai, David C. Anastasiu
2009 Proceeding of the 18th ACM conference on Information and knowledge management - CIKM '09  
We formulate a corresponding multicriteria optimization problem and propose heuristic solutions.  ...  We introduce and theoretically study the Gardener's problem that well models many web information monitoring scenarios, where numerous dynamically changing web sources are monitored and local information  ...  It returns a good schedule with respect to the given daily capacity k. MMEDD, the multicriteria version of MEDD, tries to find other good alternative schedules with respect to some k < k.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1645953.1646162 dblp:conf/cikm/GaoXCA09 fatcat:aorakjatpncfzgthbzu6ezoo6a

Multicriteria Decision Making, Spatial [chapter]

Salem Chakhar, Vincent Mousseau
2016 Encyclopedia of GIS  
Multicriteria analysis has been used since its emergence to deal with spatial decision problems.  ...  The first methods in multicriteria analysis were developed during the 1960s. Goal programming, for example, uses linear programming method to resolve a multicriteria problem.  ...  Some works are concerned with site search/selection and plan/scenario evaluation problems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-23519-6_839-2 fatcat:nvnvonn5nvhvre5ozqoscmtwsi

Approximation Solutions For Multicriteria Scheduling Problems

Adawiyah Al-Nuaimy, Tariq Abdul-Razaq
2021 Journal of Al-Rafidain University College For Sciences ( Print ISSN: 1681-6870 ,Online ISSN: 2790-2293 )  
This paper presents local search algorithms for finding approximation solutions of the multicriteria scheduling problems within the single machine context, where the first problem is the sum of maximum  ...  Late work criterion estimates the quality of a schedule based on durations of late parts of jobs.  ...  Note that in scheduling problem, a chromosome includes genes that are a number of jobs that should be applied on one machine with permutation.  ... 
doi:10.55562/jrucs.v34i2.288 fatcat:2zjrglxyyjbfvapsixo5dqkhca

An Introduction to Multiobjective Metaheuristics for Scheduling and Timetabling [chapter]

J. Dario Landa Silva, Edmund K. Burke, Sanja Petrovic
2004 Lecture notes in economics and mathematical systems  
In many real-world scheduling problems (eg. machine scheduling, educational timetabling, personnel scheduling, etc.) several criteria must be considered simultaneously when evaluating the quality of the  ...  This paper presents an introduction to the application of multiobjective metaheuristics to some multicriteria scheduling problems.  ...  A literature survey on multicriteria scheduling problems up to 1995 is available in [92] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-17144-4_4 fatcat:2xmiliorcjdftnkl47ouncnoeu

Page 49 of The Journal of the Operational Research Society Vol. 45, Issue 1 [page]

1994 The Journal of the Operational Research Society  
assessment of some agency selection criteria (e.g. account management, creativity) inevitably involves subjectivity compared with the relative hard data associated with media skills (i.e. buying and scheduling  ...  Since agencies hold a diversity of talent across these disciplines, a trade-off involving multicriteria is warranted.  ... 
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