Abstract

The understanding of what constitutes a `good' production schedule is central to the development and evaluation of automated scheduling systems and their implantation in real-world factories. In this paper, we provide a definition of a schedule and discuss potential uses for a schedule within the organization. We then describe a number of different considerations that must be taken into account when assessing the quality of a schedule, and discuss their implications for the design and implementation of scheduling systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)203-220
Number of pages18
JournalComputers in Industry
Volume42
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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