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|Title: ||Scheduling a batch-processing machine subject to precedence constraints, release dates and identical processing times|
|Authors: ||Cheng, T. C. Edwin|
Yuan, J. J.
Yang, A. F.
Identical processing times
|Issue Date: ||Apr-2005 |
|Publisher: ||Elsevier Ltd.|
|Citation: ||Computers & operations research, Apr. 2005, v. 32, no. 4, p. 849-859.|
|Abstract: ||We consider the single machine parallel-batching scheduling problem with precedence relations, release dates and identical processing times to minimize a regular objective function. When the processing times are unit, we give an O(n²) time optimal algorithm. When there are no precedence relations, we solve this problem by dynamic programming in O(n³) time. When the precedence relations are "layerly complete", we solve this problem by a dynamic programming algorithm that runs in O(n[sup 7]) time. For the total weighted completion time minimization problem, we give an O(n²) time [3/2]-approximation algorithm. For the makespan minimization problem, we give an O(n²) time optimal algorithm and an expression of the minimum makespan.|
|Description: ||DOI: 10.1016/j.cor.2003.09.001|
|Rights: ||Computers & Operations Research © 2003 Elsevier Ltd. The journal web site is located at http://www.sciencedirect.com.|
|Type: ||Journal/Magazine Article|
|Appears in Collections:||LMS Journal/Magazine Articles|
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