The Making of Robust Schedules: Strategies to Dealing with Uncertainties

  • Laetitia FlamardEmail author
  • Adelaide Nascimento
  • Pierre Falzon
  • Ghislaine Tirilly
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 821)


The abstract should summarize the contents of the paper in short terms, i.e. 150–250 words.


Scheduling Robustness Management of constraints 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laetitia Flamard
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Adelaide Nascimento
    • 1
  • Pierre Falzon
    • 1
  • Ghislaine Tirilly
    • 2
  1. 1.CRTD, Cnam, Equipe d’ergonomieParisFrance
  2. 2.SNCF, Agence d’Accompagnement des Managers, SNCFLa Plaine St DenisFrance

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