Look-ahead scheduling for minimizing machine interference

Christos P. Koulamas, Milton L. Smith

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This paper presents a simple look-ahead rule for scheduling two or more parallel semi-automatic machines sharing the same server. The rule increases machine utilization in situations where machines and servers are highly utilized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1523-1533
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Production Research
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1988


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