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Assignment by means of the «Branch and Bound» Algorithm

  • Jaime Gil-Aluja
Part of the Applied Optimization book series (APOP, volume 11)

Abstract

A solution may also be found to the problem of assignment by using the Little algorithm(10), called <<branch and bound>>, although in this case its use is much simpler than in the case of obtaining a minimum Hamiltonian circuit(11). The use of this algorithm for dealing with the problem of assignment of n people to n tasks from a classic perspective, was suggested more than 25 years ago. Perhaps now, as a consequence of advances in management operating techniques in uncertainty, we can revive its interest to practical effect.

Keywords

Human Resource Fuzzy Relation Interactive Management Hungarian Algorithm Classic Perspective 
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Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaime Gil-Aluja
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  1. 1.Departament d’Economia i Organització d’EmpresesFacultat de Ciències Economiques i Empresarials de la Universität de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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