The Satellite Range Scheduling Problem

Part of the Springer Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 106)


Existing literature has provided several different suboptimal algorithms for the Satellite Range Scheduling problem. The authors present a precise mathematical definition of the problem, and provide a detailed classification of different variants of the problem. Compared to previous publications by the authors, this chapter provides better definitions of a number of the classification terms, additional examples for illustrating the mathematical model, and new results on the complexity of some of the variants of the problem. (This research was performed while the author held a National Research Council Research Associateship Award at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).)


Satellite Range Scheduling Visibility Windows General Scheduling Problem Time-varying Graphs (TVG) Ground Station Network (GSN) 
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This research was performed while the author held a National Research Council Research Associateship Award at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Research CouncilAlbuquerqueUSA
  2. 2.Air Force Research LaboratorySpace Vehicles Directorate, KirtlandAlbuquerqueUSA

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