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Title: Parallel-machine scheduling with simple linear deterioration to minimize total completion time
Authors: Ji, Min
Cheng, T. C. Edwin
Subjects: Parallel-machine scheduling
Deteriorating jobs
Issue Date: 16-Jul-2008
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Source: European journal of operational research, 16 July 2008, v. 188, no. 2, p. 342-347.
Abstract: We consider the parallel-machine scheduling problem in which the processing time of a job is a simple linear increasing function of its starting time. The objective is to minimize the total completion time. We give a fully polynomial-time approximation scheme (FPTAS) for the case with m identical machines, where m is fixed. This study solves an open problem that has been posed in the literature for ten years.
Rights: Copyright © 2007 Elsevier B.V.
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2007.04.050
ISSN: 0377-2217
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