Scheduling and optimisation in the Automobile Industry

  • Michel d'Andrea
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 636)


This article sets out a scheduling spare parts arrival prototype realized in CHARME language for MCA (Maubeuge Construction Automobile).

We point out the approach feasibility relative to a flow-job scheduling problem solved in its real complexity (combinatorial aspects and heterogeneity of the constraints).

The use of CHARME lead us to write efficient programs in terms of constraints and data definition.

The real efficiency of the prototype got MCA to ask us a proposal for a final product.


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    A. Oplobedu-Bull Cediag (Louveciennes, F), J. Marcovitch & Y. Tourbier-Renault (Rueil-Malmaison, F): CHARME, an industrial constraint programming language. Its application to plan design at Renault. (Avignon 89)Google Scholar
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    Bull Cediag (Louveciennes, F): CHARME V1 Reference manual, (jan 1990)Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel d'Andrea
    • 1
  1. 1.Département S.E.R.P.Bull CEDIAGLouveciennesFrance

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