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Flow Shop Scheduling with Late Work Criterion – Choosing the Best Solution Strategy

  • Jacek Blazewicz
  • Erwin Pesch
  • Malgorzata Sterna
  • Frank Werner
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3285)

Abstract

In the paper, we analyze different solution methods for the two-machine flow shop scheduling problem with a common due date with the weighted late work criterion, i.e. F2|di= d|Yw, which is known to be NP-hard. In computational experiments, we compared the practical efficiency of a dynamic programming approach, an enumerative method and heuristic procedures. Test results showed that each solution method has its advantages and it cannot be rejected from the consideration a priori.

Keywords

Flow Shop Schedule Problem Enumerative Method Machine Flow Shop Late Work Criterion List Schedule Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacek Blazewicz
    • 1
  • Erwin Pesch
    • 2
  • Malgorzata Sterna
    • 1
  • Frank Werner
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Computing SciencePoznan University of TechnologyPoznanPoland
  2. 2.Institute of Information Systems, FB 5 – Faculty of EconomicsUniversity of SiegenSiegenGermany
  3. 3.Faculty of MathematicsOtto-von-Guericke-UniversityMagdeburgGermany

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