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Distributed scheduling problems in intelligent manufacturing systems

Yaping Fu, Yushuang Hou, Zifan Wang, Xinwei Wu, Kaizhou Gao, Ling Wang
2021 Tsinghua Science and Technology  
After reviewing the papers, in this work, we discuss the research trends of distributed scheduling problems and point out some directions for future studies.  ...  Insights regarding prior works are discussed to uncover future research directions, particularly swarm intelligence and evolutionary algorithms, which are used for managing distributed scheduling problems  ...  cost SI/EA 36 Gharaei and Jolai, 2018 Integrated scheduling and distribution Mixed Linear Programming (MIP) Tardiness, distribution cost SH/DR, SI/EA 37 Marandi an Fatemi, 2019 Production  ... 
doi:10.26599/tst.2021.9010009 fatcat:bmdgzjbzr5cs3le32dispcnjai

Metaheuristic Algorithms Applied to Bioenergy Supply Chain Problems: Theory, Review, Challenges, and Future

Krystel Castillo-Villar
2014 Energies  
Based on the outcomes of this literature review, the integrated design and planning of bioenergy supply chains problem has been solved primarily by implementing the GA.  ...  efficient approaches for finding near-optimal solutions that use less computational resources.  ...  for Research Advancement and Transformation is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en7117640 fatcat:4xlrok2lojg6hi46ify2opxobm

Developing Problem-Solving Expertise for Word Problems

Bing Hiong Ngu, Huy P. Phan
2022 Frontiers in Psychology  
Typically, experts demonstrate an efficient way to solve problems that is quicker, faster, and having fewer solution steps.  ...  We reviewed five studies to validate the benefit of worked examples to develop problem-solving expertise for word problems.  ...  The strategic and algorithmic knowledge enables problem-solvers to plan a solution procedure for solving word problems.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2022.725280 pmid:35592169 pmcid:PMC9113051 fatcat:kprezox2qjaivov7eqt2egzlbm

A comprehensive survey on the Multiple Traveling Salesman Problem: Applications, approaches and taxonomy

Omar Cheikhrouhou, Ines Khoufi
2021 Computer Science Review  
We highlight the approaches applied to solve the MTSP as well as its application domains. We analyze the MTSP variants and propose a taxonomy and a classification of recent studies.  ...  The Multiple Travelling Salesman Problem (MTSP) is among the most interesting combinatorial optimization problems because it is widely adopted in real-life applications, including robotics, transportation  ...  In this survey, the authors summarized the important UAVs characteristics related to their operation planning, described planning problems for UAVs operations, and also planning problems for combined UAVs  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cosrev.2021.100369 fatcat:xnpxosxsdfbb5i6zm5ajlbx4fu

The Vessel Schedule Recovery Problem (VSRP) – A MIP model for handling disruptions in liner shipping

Berit D. Brouer, Jakob Dirksen, David Pisinger, Christian E.M. Plum, Bo Vaaben
2013 European Journal of Operational Research  
EWO involves optimizing the operations of supply, production and distribution activities of a company to reduce costs and inventories.  ...  in one-way carsharing systems as an approach to solve vehicle stock imbalance.  ...  -Optimal Dynamic Tax Evasion: A Portfolio Approach Francesco Menoncin, Economics, Brescia University, Via S. Faustino, 74/B, 25122, Brescia, Italy, menoncin@eco.unibs.it, Rosella Levaggi  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2012.08.016 fatcat:c27kagfnxnhjfbil2rydhjhomm

Solution Methodology for Scheduling Problems in Batch Plants

Samuel Moniz, Ana Paula Barbosa-Póvoa, Jorge Pinho de Sousa, Pedro Duarte
2014 Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research  
The methodology is defined by an integrated approach that simultaneously considers the representation of the scheduling problem, the optimization model, and the decision-making process.  ...  A problem representation and a mixed integer linear programing (MILP) model are developed and applied to solve a real world scheduling problem from the chemical−pharmaceutical industry.  ...  ■ ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of Hovione FarmaCiencia SA, Fundacaõ para a Ciencia e Tecnologia, under Grant SFRH/BD/33970/2009, and the North Portugal Regional  ... 
doi:10.1021/ie403129y fatcat:vp3ggq5ihbhhzmvomtjfq7v62i

Electric and hybrid vehicles supply systems implementation problems

Sergei V Solovev
2019 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
The implementations of renewable sources or energy are preferable for such system, since the usage of electrical (EV) and hybrid electrical vehicles (HEV) directed of reduction of oil and gas consumption  ...  This includes the description of introduced system components, as well as the problems which can be faced during the development, construction and implementation in civil infrastructure.  ...  It is planned to bring this figure to almost 100 percent. Engineers expect to optimize the production process and move to the stage of industrial production innovation of road construction.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/378/1/012032 fatcat:mgmyx4d5yjdobjafhj6n3nab5q

Application of Ordinal Optimization to Reactive Volt-Ampere Sources Planning Problems

Lee, Horng, Lin
2019 Energies  
Experimental results illustrate that the proposed approach yields an outstanding design with a higher quality and efficiency for solving reactive volt-ampere sources planning problem.  ...  In this paper, an ordinal optimization-based approach containing upper and lower level is developed to solve this problem efficiently.  ...  An ordinal optimization-based approach is developed to solve the sources planning problem in this work.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12142746 fatcat:72je46cn3jgl7ma6gmymfmrdl4

Distributed Constraint Optimization Problems and Applications: A Survey

Ferdinando Fioretto, Enrico Pontelli, William Yeoh
2018 The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research  
The proposed classification suggests several future perspectives for DCOP extensions and identifies challenges in the design of efficient resolution algorithms, possibly through the adaptation of strategies  ...  Distributed Constraint Optimization Problems (DCOPs) have emerged as a prominent agent model to govern the agents' autonomous behavior, where both algorithms and communication models are driven by the  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments and suggestions to improve the quality of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1613/jair.5565 fatcat:zeou5gji5fas3h27ab4jxvtwkq

Problem-Specific Heuristics for Diagnosability and Inventory Analysis in a Reconfigurable Manufacturing System

Abdul Salam Khan
2022 IEEE Access  
Thus, such systems need to be safeguarded against quality issues and decline in production efficiency to ensure the optimal health of machines.  ...  of additional cost.  ...  [65] production design for single unit process planning 4 Multi-unit process Assessing the impact of plans [66] time-based diagnostics for multi-unit and variety of products-based process planning 5 Integrated  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3187812 fatcat:stnfzzmlbfarlmv5x45oqvnbhm

Sustainability Assessment of Constructive Solutions for Urban Spain: A Multi-Objective Combinatorial Optimization Problem

Simón Martínez, Cristina González, Antonio Hospitaler, Vicente Albero
2019 Sustainability  
as the energy expended to manufacture a product), and economic cost.  ...  Our method shows that the optimal approach effectively solves a real-world multi-objective project planning problem, as our solution is one of the Pareto-optimal solutions generated by the NSGA-II.  ...  An array of commercial possibilities for infrastructure, such as sanitation, water supply, energy distribution, gas distribution, telecommunications networks, and the roadway structure, are available to  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11030839 fatcat:pgzaopsiq5bf5oudj2tvkfw6y4

Proceedings of the VIII International Workshop on Locational Analysis and Related Problems [article]

Marta Baldomero-Naranjo, Inmaculada Espejo-Miranda, Luisa I. Martínez-Merino, Antonio M. Rodríguez-Chía, Diego Ruiz-Hernández
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The topics of interest are location analysis and related problems.  ...  problems.  ...  An application to the electrical Spanish distribution network. * Energy-efficient timetables. * David C.  ... 
arXiv:2002.08293v1 fatcat:366jsczx2vbwjiwohgavgtpcvu

Fixing or Transferring Environmental Problems in the Transport Sector? [article]

Hans Jakob Walnum
2015 Ph.d.-serien for Det Teknisk-Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Aalborg Universitet  
The inherent logic in Transnova's approach is that rebound effects are not the problem and that we can solve transport-related GHG emissions simply by changing our energy system.  ...  to weak vs. strong sustainability and environmental vs. ecological economics).  ...  or money) to be used either direct or indirectly for more production and consumption.  ... 
doi:10.5278/vbn.phd.engsci.00011 fatcat:uospk56uxzdhjoelveqcmxpam4

An Enhanced Slime Mould Optimizer That Uses Chaotic Behavior and an Elitist Group for Solving Engineering Problems

Shahenda Sarhan, Abdullah Mohamed Shaheen, Ragab A. El-Sehiemy, Mona Gafar
2022 Mathematics  
Similar findings were drawn, where the suggested ESMO showed high superiority compared with the basic SMO and other recent techniques in minimizing the total production costs of heat and electrical energies  ...  The suggested ESMO provided a robust and straightforward solution for the OPF problem under diverse goal functions.  ...  Hence, in this study, an enhanced slime mould optimizer (ESMO) that uses chaotic behavior and an elitist group was proposed for solving engineering problems.  ... 
doi:10.3390/math10121991 fatcat:zgriw34wcnh2hdqdr2cbmwaop4

A General Solution Framework for Component-Commonality Problems

Nils Boysen, Armin Scholl
2009 Business Research  
However, increasing commonality has both positive and negative cost effects, so that optimization approaches are required to identify an optimal commonality level.  ...  The paper on hand aims at a generalframework which isflexible and efficient enough to be applied to a wide range of commonality problems.  ...  Acknowledgements We want to thank the department editor and two anonymous referees for very valuable suggestions which helped to improve the paper considerably.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03343530 fatcat:tioklulumrgbxcku4gmodeg4ze
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