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A Resource Flow Based Multistage Dynamic Scheduling Method for the State-Dependent Work

  • Nobuaki IshiiEmail author
  • Yuichi Takano
  • Masaaki Muraki
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 873)

Abstract

We study a dynamic scheduling method for the state-dependent work based on the resource flow within a process of the work. Namely, we develop a multistage dynamic scheduling model consisting of N classes of activities and a three-layer control structure. Then, we devise a resource flow based order selection method and resource allocation method to provide successful results from the works under the limited resources. To demonstrate the effectiveness of our method via numerical examples, we apply the developed method to the project cost estimation process of the EPC (Engineering-Procurement-Construction) contractor for the purpose of determining acceptance of profitable projects in competitive bidding situations.

Keywords

Business process modeling Order selection Project management Resource allocation 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 16K01252

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringKanagawa UniversityYokohamaJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of Engineering, Information and SystemsUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan
  3. 3.Graduate School of Decision Science and TechnologyTokyo Institute of TechnologyTokyoJapan

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