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Batch Scheduling Problem with Multiple Due-dates Constraints
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Batch Scheduling Problem with Multiple Due-dates Constraints
Mohri, Shintaro; Masuda, Teruo; Ishii, Hiroaki;
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This paper describes the issue of batch scheduling.In food production, the lead-time from produc-tion to sale should be decreased becausefreshness of the product is important. Products are shipped at diverse times depending on a demand of sellers, because the types of sellers has become diversified such as super-markets, convenience stores and etc. production of quantity demanded must be completed by time to ship it then. The authors consider a problem with due-dates constraints and construct the algorithm to find the opti-mal schedule that satisfy the due-dates constraint, batch size constraint, inventory time constraint and mini-mize total flow time.
Batch Scheduling;Dynamic Programming;Food Production;
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