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Two Simple Constructive algorithms for the Distributed Assembly Permutation Flowshop Scheduling Problem

  • Sara HatamiEmail author
  • Rubén Ruiz
  • Carlos Andrés Romano
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)

Abstract

Nowadays, it is necessary to improve the management of complex supply chains which are often composed of multi-plant facilities. This paper proposes a Distributed Assembly Permutation Flowshop Scheduling Problem (DAPFSP). This problem is a generalization of the Distributed Permutation Flowshop Scheduling Problem (DPFSP) presented by Naderi and Ruiz (Comput Oper Res, 37(4):754–768, 2010). The first stage of the DAPFSP is composed of f identical production factories. Each center is a flowshop that produces jobs that have to be assembled into final products in a second assembly stage. The objective is to minimize the makespan. Two simple constructive algorithms are proposed to solve the problem. Two complete sets of instances (small-large) are considered to evaluate performance of the proposed algorithms.

Keywords

Distributed assembly flowshop Permutation flowshop constructive algorithms 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sara Hatami
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rubén Ruiz
    • 2
  • Carlos Andrés Romano
    • 3
  1. 1.Departamento de Estadística e Investigación Operativa, Facultad de Ciencias MatemáticasUniversitat de ValènciaValènciaSpain
  2. 2.Grupo de Sistemas de Optimización Aplicada, Instituto Tecnológico de InformáticaUniversitat Politècnica de València, Ciudad Politécnica de la Innovación, Edifico 8GValènciaSpain
  3. 3.Research Group in Reengineering, Operations ManagementGroup Work and Logistics Excellence, Industriales, Universitat Politècnica de València CnoValènciaSpain

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