June 2008, Wiley-ISTE
This title presents recently developed methods for resolving scheduling issues. The basic concepts and the methods of production scheduling are introduced and advanced techniques are discussed, providing readers with a comprehensive and accessible guide to employing this process.
Chapter 2. Basic concepts and methods in production scheduling (Patrick Esquirol and Pierre Lopez).
Chapter 3. Metaheuristics (Marino Widmer, Alain Hertz and Daniel Costa).
Chapter 4. Genetic algorithms and scheduling (Marie-Claude Portmann and Antony Vignier).
Chapter 5. Constraint propagation and scheduling (Patrick Esquirol, Pierre Lopez and Marie-José Huguet).
Chapter 6. Simulation approach (Gérard Bel and Jean-Bernard Cavaillé).
Chapter 7. Cyclic production scheduling (Jean-Claude Gentina, Ouajdi Korbaa and Hervé Camus).
Chapter 8. Mixed-model assembly lines sequencing (Yannick Frein and Emmanuel Castelain).
Chapter 9. Hoist scheduling (Pierre Baptiste, Christelle Bloch and Christophe Varnier).
Chapter 10. Multi-resource shop scheduling (Jean-Charles Billaut, Jacques Carlier, Emmanuel Néron and Antoine Oliver).
Chapter 11. Open shop scheduling (Christian Prins).
Chapter 12. Scheduling under flexible constraints and uncertain data: a fuzzy approach (Didier Dubois, Hélène Fargier and Philippe Fortemps).
Chapter 13. Real-time workshop scheduling (Christian Artigues and François Roubellat).
François Roubellat is also a researcher within LAAS-CNRS. His research is focused on Decision Support Systems for activity scheduling with resource constraints.