Preface for the special volume on Computational Intelligence in Scheduling

Graham Kendall, Kay Chen Tan, Edmund Burke, Stephen Smith
2009 Annals of Operations Research  
This section contains five papers. Mumford presents a multi-objective framework which is used to solve heavily constrained timetabling problems. Results are most promising for capacitated problems (i.e., those in which room capacities have to be respected) and those problems in which some examinations have a restricted set of timeslots. Lamghari and Ferland assign judges to tournaments by utilizing two meta-heuristic methods, both of which are based on tabu search. The proposed methodology is
more » ... sted on the John Molson International Case Competition, which has taken place at Concordia University in Montreal (Canada) for
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