Masters Theses

Title

A decision system for estimating and scheduling tasks with varying reward structures in a job shop environment

Author

Evren Akcora

Abstract

"This thesis explains a productive collaboration framework where companies compete and collaborate simultaneously in an auction based virtual marketplace. The thesis describes the control center of each company in this environment and proposes algorithms for the Scheduler and Estimator agents in this framework. A job shop scheduling heuristic algorithm for varying reward structures is proposed, which is an indexing algorithm that schedules tasks for each time unit, using dynamic allocation indices and binary integer programming"--Abstract, page iii.

Department(s)

Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Engineering Management

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 2005

Pagination

viii, 68 pages

Rights

© 2005 Evren Akcora, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Subject Headings

Job shops
Production scheduling -- Mathematical models
Heuristic

Thesis Number

T 8743

Print OCLC #

62510383

Link to Catalog Record

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http://merlin.lib.umsystem.edu/record=b5422544~S5

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