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Title: A simple linear time algorithm for scheduling with step-improving processing times
Authors: Ji, Min
He, Yong
Cheng, T. C. Edwin
Subjects: Scheduling
Approximation algorithm
Worst-case ratio
Issue Date: Aug-2007
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd.
Source: Computers & operations research, Aug. 2007, v. 34, no. 8, p. 2396-2402.
Abstract: We consider the problem of scheduling jobs with step-improving processing times around a common critical date on a single machine to minimize the makespan. For this problem, we present a simple linear time off-line approximation algorithm and prove its worst-case performance guarantee.
Rights: Computers & Operations Research © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. The journal web site is located at
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
DOI: 10.1016/j.cor.2005.09.011
ISSN: 0305-0548
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