Automated Scheduling and Planning

From Theory to Practice

  • A. Sima Uyar
  • Ender Ozcan
  • Neil Urquhart

Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 505)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-13
  2. Jason A. D. Atkin
    Pages 1-37
  3. Gürhan Küçük, İsa Güney, Dmitry Ponomarev
    Pages 39-60
  4. Graham Kendall, Stephan Westphal
    Pages 61-90
  5. Jeffrey H. Kingston
    Pages 91-108
  6. Luca Di Gaspero, Johannes Gärtner, Nysret Musliu, Andrea Schaerf, Werner Schafhauser, Wolfgang Slany
    Pages 109-127
  7. Pieter Smet, Patrick De Causmaecker, Burak Bilgin, Greet Vanden Berghe
    Pages 129-153
  8. Dobrila Petrovic, Elkin Castro, Sanja Petrovic, Truword Kapamara
    Pages 155-189
  9. María Arsuaga-Ríos, Miguel A. Vega-Rodríguez
    Pages 225-249
  10. Su Nguyen, Mengjie Zhang, Mark Johnston, Kay Chen Tan
    Pages 251-282
  11. Michalis Mavrovouniotis, Shengxiang Yang
    Pages 283-301
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 303-303

About this book



Solving scheduling problems has long presented a challenge for computer scientists and operations researchers. The field continues to expand as researchers and practitioners examine ever more challenging problems and develop automated methods capable of solving them. This book provides 11 case studies in automated scheduling, submitted by leading researchers from across the world. Each case study examines a challenging real-world problem by analysing the problem in detail before investigating how the problem may be solved using state of the art techniques.The areas covered include aircraft scheduling, microprocessor instruction scheduling, sports fixture scheduling, exam scheduling, personnel scheduling and production scheduling.  Problem solving methodologies covered include exact as well as (meta)heuristic approaches, such as local search techniques, linear programming, genetic algorithms and ant colony optimisation.The field of automated scheduling has the potential to impact many aspects of our lives and work; this book highlights contributions to the field by world class researchers.




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Editors and affiliations

  • A. Sima Uyar
    • 1
  • Ender Ozcan
    • 2
  • Neil Urquhart
    • 3
  1. 1., Elektrik-Elektronik FakultesiIstanbul Teknik UniversitesiIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2., School of Computer ScienceUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUnited Kingdom
  3. 3., Centre for Emergent ComputingEdinburgh Napier UniversityEdinburghUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-39303-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-39304-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1860-949X
  • Series Online ISSN 1860-9503
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