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Hybrid stage shop scheduling

Andrea Rossi, Sauro Soldani, Michele Lanzetta
2015 Expert systems with applications  
Keywords: manufacturing systems, planning/scheduling integration, mixed shop scheduling, nonlinear routing, resource flexibility Revised manuscript 2 Integration of process planning and shop scheduling  ...  Stecke and Raman (1995) described a scheme for classifying different types of flexibility conventionally associated with the ability to manufacture a variety of part types by flexible manufacturing systems  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the management of the anonymous high-fashion company from a reputed international group for providing the information about their manufacturing process.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2014.12.050 fatcat:njv23orz65ce7dj5dqidj5w4oq

Reducing myopic behavior in FMS control: A semi-heterarchical simulation–optimization approach

Gabriel Zambrano Rey, Thérèse Bonte, Vittaldas Prabhu, Damien Trentesaux
2014 Simulation modelling practice and theory  
., Dolgui, A., 2008. Control  ...  Flexible manufacturing systems (FMS) Highly specialized transfer lines dedicated to mass production have evolved towards flexible systems, with heterogeneous components and different layouts.  ...  ., (2005) proposed a dynamic and responsive schedule by integrating traditional heuristic job-shop scheduling approaches and holonic manufacturing approaches.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.simpat.2014.01.005 fatcat:7bqsmoebm5c7fh6xvu7xre2r7e

A novel bi-vector encoding genetic algorithm for the simultaneous multiple resources scheduling problem

Jei-Zheng Wu, Xin-Chang Hao, Chen-Fu Chien, Mitsuo Gen
2011 Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing  
To model and solve the simultaneous multiple resources scheduling problem in general, this study aims to develop a genetic algorithm (bvGA) incorporating with a novel bi-vector encoding method representing  ...  With the flexibility and computational intelligence that GA empowers, schedule planners can make advanced decisions on integrated machine configuration and job scheduling.  ...  CY Lu, Paul Hsu, YL Whang, Fred Su, Hero Chen, TS Huang, Sophie Li, and Ryan Lin. The authors also appreciate the insightful comments from the editors of this special issue and anonymous reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10845-011-0570-0 fatcat:omrn3a2xz5bexm4auo5esmg6ne

Multimodal processes prototyping subject to grid-like network and fuzzy operation time constraints

Grzegorz Bocewicz, Zbigniew Banaszak, Izabela Nielsen
2017 Annals of Operations Research  
Different material handling transport modes provide movement of workpieces between workstations along their manufacturing routes in the GMTN and they can be seen as processes realized with synergic utilization  ...  This paper describes a Grid-like Material Transportation Network (GMTN) in which several heterogeneous means of transportation (Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), hoists, lifts, etc.) interact with each  ...  In order to improve systems ' [e.g. Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS) ] productivity the AGVs fleet size and the scheduling/dispatching influence on the system throughput are usually examined.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10479-017-2468-5 fatcat:vjay3fihkbheflsm2yt3jpkirq

A review of simheuristics: Extending metaheuristics to deal with stochastic combinatorial optimization problems

Angel A. Juan, Javier Faulin, Scott E. Grasman, Markus Rabe, Gonçalo Figueira
2015 Operations Research Perspectives  
'Simheuristics' allow modelers for dealing with real-life uncertainty in a natural way by integrating simulation (in any of its variants) into a metaheuristic-driven framework.  ...  Many combinatorial optimization problems (COPs) encountered in real-world logistics, transportation, production, healthcare, financial, telecommunication, and computing applications are NP-hard in nature  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been partially supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (grant TRA2013-48180-C3-P), FEDER, and the Ibero-American Programme for Science and Technology  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.orp.2015.03.001 fatcat:xlfcjsamyfaenao7lfj6wmsy7q

Operations Research (OR) in Service Industries: A Comprehensive Review

Yiting Xing, Ling Li, Zhuming Bi, Marzena Wilamowska-Korsak, Li Zhang
2013 Systems research and behavioral science  
in service industries in comparison with those in manufacturing industries, and the limitations of existing methodologies and tools have been discussed.  ...  The conclusions on the limitations of existing studies and the demanding ORs in the service have been drawn from our summaries and observations from a comprehensive review in this field.  ...  Bish et al. (2004) proposed a dynamic aircraft swapping approach, which took advantage of system flexibility and accurate forecasting of demands.  ... 
doi:10.1002/sres.2185 fatcat:bmil4ahow5cmzesh64bjm6fd5y

Coordination by design and the price of autonomy

Adriaan ter Mors, Chetan Yadati, Cees Witteveen, Yingqian Zhang
2009 Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems  
We will briefly discuss the applicability of these two methods, and then illustrate them with two specific coordination problems: coordinating tasks and coordinating resource usage.  ...  We consider a multi-agent planning problem as a set of activities that has to be planned by several autonomous agents.  ...  This work was part of the research project "Market based task coordination in multi-agent planning" which was financially supported by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10458-009-9086-9 fatcat:di4d4atwgfbbrbofhddoqm3xci

Considering skills evolutions in multi-skilled workforce allocation with flexible working hours

El-Awady Attia, Philippe Duquenne, Jean-Marc Le-Lann
2014 International Journal of Production Research  
Furthermore, with relaxing of some constraints, the model can be adopted in planning and scheduling of manual assembly lines of vehicles, electric transformers, etc.  ...  Grabot and Letouzey (2000) presented a software prototype to check the feasibility between the required workload and workforce capacities for discrete manufacturing short-term planning and scheduling.  ...  ) in the domain of aircraft manufacturing.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207543.2013.877613 fatcat:t6rmrqdkozb6fd5uvw3m26oq5q

A Real-Time Software Defined Networking Framework for Next-Generation Industrial Networks

L. Moutinho, P. Pedreiras, L. Almeida
2019 IEEE Access  
At the networking layer, this flexibility implies dynamic packet handling, scheduling, and dispatching.  ...  Industry 4.0 brings in a whole set of new requirements to engineering industrial systems, with notorious impact at the networking layer.  ...  system, from Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and the control of machines on the shop floor [1] , [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2952242 fatcat:fce2t3z37nefpk5dkf7jpsargu

Enclosing rail capacity/punctuality in accessibility measures: a two-step approach by using Data Envelopment Analysis and Analytic Hierarchy Process

Francesco Rotoli, Elena Navajas Cawood, Lorenzo Vannacci
2015 2015 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IESM)  
We conclude with a number of challenging research directions.  ...  Achieving these goals requires the planning and management of efficient and timely transportation and terminal services, as well as of the resources required to provide these services.  ...  Presented papers • Integrating truck scheduling and employee rostering in a cross-docking platform -an iterative approach • Vehicle Routing Problem with Time-Dependent Demand in Humanitarian Logistics  ... 
doi:10.1109/iesm.2015.7380133 fatcat:hbiqir2zo5bejlasdudkjzom2e

Layout validation and re-configuration in Plug&Produce systems

Pedro Neves, Luis Ribeiro, João Dias-Ferreira, Mauro Onori, José Barata Oliveira
2016 Assembly Automation  
systems that integrate configuration and planning activities.  ...  It is proposed a method to support system validation and reconfiguration jointly with an illustrative testcase.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for the valuable comments and improvement suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1108/aa-12-2015-119 fatcat:d5qcp6dozjhofcxzgxwkxcfgiq

Report on the 5th IFIP international workshop on quality of service (IWQOS'97)

Oguz Angin, Andrew T. Campbell, Lai-Tee Cheok, Raymond R-F Liao, Koon-Seng Lim, Klara Nahrstedt
1997 Computer communication review  
and (iv) ten technical sessions that included new topics for IWQOS such as mobile communications, QOS routing and QOS-based transport systems.  ...  and economic concerns of future telecommunications systems.  ...  Finally, any errors or omissions are ours and for these, our apologies in advance. ORGANIZED BY  ... 
doi:10.1145/263932.264025 fatcat:lwuklckdsbewlhj77lyvpl74mu

Survey on Ten Years of Multi-Depot Vehicle Routing Problems: Mathematical Models, Solution Methods and Real-Life Applications

D. G. N. D. Jayarathna, G. H. J. Lanel, Z. A. M. S. Juman
2021 Sustainable Development Research (ISSN 2690-9898 e-ISSN 2690-9901)  
When routing and scheduling systems are improved, they will not only improve customer satisfaction but also increase the capacity to serve a large number of customers minimizing time.  ...  In view of resolving this limitation and proposing alternatives, VRP with multiple depots and multi-depot MDVRP have been a focus of this paper.  ...  Acknowledgments It is with pleasure and gratitude I mention my supervisor Dr G. H. J. Lanel of the Department of Mathematics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Dr. Z. A. M. S.  ... 
doi:10.30560/sdr.v3n1p36 fatcat:bwqhpwxmcfa3nlmnslq7dlx5qm

Energy vs. QoX Network- and Cloud Services Management [chapter]

Bego Blanco, Fidel Liberal, Pasi Lassila, Samuli Aalto, Javier Sainz, Marco Gribaudo, Barbara Pernici
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
variables that play a role in the adaptation mechanisms.  ...  When applied to the current competitive heterogeneous Cloud Services scenario, this approach may have become obsolete due to its static nature.  ...  The research leading to these results has been supported by the European Commission under the COST ACROSS action, supported by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology), and by Spanish MINECO  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-90415-3_10 fatcat:vrgspbts5nbkzj7ounhsw7ndj4

A* Algorithm [chapter]

2013 Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science  
A heuristic search procedure that selects a node in its search tree for expansion such that the selected node has minimum value of the sum of the cost to reach the node plus a heuristic cost value for  ...  using knowledge and inference) with OR approaches in such areas as process planning and scheduling.  ...  A number of OR approaches, including queueing theory and mathematical programming, are used for designing the physical systems and operations planning, scheduling, and control systems in automated services  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200001 fatcat:pqhbvw2wtjefrdr64yendafiya
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