Optimization in Job Shop Scheduling Using Alternative Routes

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dc.contributor.advisor Russell King, Committee Chair en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Kristin Thoney, Committee Co-Chair en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Scott Schultz, Committee Co-Chair en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Thom Hodgson, Committee Member en_US
dc.contributor.author Davenport, Catherine Elizabeth en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-02T18:18:48Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-02T18:18:48Z
dc.date.issued 2003-01-09 en_US
dc.identifier.other etd-12162002-222211 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/resolver/1840.16/2924
dc.description.abstract The ability of a production system to complete orders on time is a critical measure of customer service. While there is typically a preferred routing for a job through the processing machines, often an alternative route is available that can be used to avoid bottleneck operations and improve due date performance. In this paper a heuristic approach is given to dynamically select routing alternatives for a set of jobs to be processed in a job shop. The approach is coupled with a job shop scheduling algorithm developed by Hodgson et al. (1998, 2000) to minimize the latest job (Lmax). en_US
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dc.subject Job shop scheduling en_US
dc.subject tabu search en_US
dc.subject critical path en_US
dc.title Optimization in Job Shop Scheduling Using Alternative Routes en_US
dc.degree.name MS en_US
dc.degree.level thesis en_US
dc.degree.discipline Operations Research en_US


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