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Title: Approximation schemes for minimizing total (weighted) completion time with release dates on a batch machine
Authors: Liu, Zhaohui
Cheng, T. C. Edwin
Subjects: Scheduling
Batch processing
Approximation scheme
Issue Date: 30-Nov-2005
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Citation: Theoretical computer science, 30 Nov. 2005, v. 347, no. 1-2, p. 288-298.
Abstract: A batch machine is a machine that can process a number of jobs simultaneously as a batch, and the processing time of a batch is equal to the longest processing time of the jobs assigned to it. In this paper, we present a polynomial time approximation scheme (PTAS) for scheduling a batch machine to minimize the total completion time with job release dates. Also, we present a fully polynomial time approximation scheme (FPTAS) for scheduling an unbounded batch machine, which can process an arbitrary number of jobs simultaneously, to minimize the total weighted completion time with job release dates.
Description: DOI: 10.1016/j.tcs.2005.07.028
Rights: Theoretical Computer Science © 2005 Elsevier B.V. The journal web site is located at http://www.sciencedirect.com.
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/631
ISSN: 03043975
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