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Resolution of Time and Worker Conflicts for a Single Project in a Max-Plus Linear Representation
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 Title & Authors
Resolution of Time and Worker Conflicts for a Single Project in a Max-Plus Linear Representation
Yoshida, Shotaro; Takahashi, Hirotaka; Goto, Hiroyuki;
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 Abstract
This research develops a framework for resolving time and worker conflicts in the Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) method, expressed in the form of a Max-Plus Linear (MPL) system. Our previous work proposed a method for resolving time conflicts. However, in practical cases, both time and worker conflicts may occur. Hence, we propose a method for resolving both time and worker conflicts for a single project. We first consider how to detect a resource conflict. Then, we define an adjacency matrix to resolve the detected conflicts. Using the proposed method, we confirm that the resource conflict can be resolved through a numerical example.
 Keywords
Max-Plus Linear System;Critical Chain Project Management;Resource Conflict;Adjacency Matrix;Worker Conflict;
 Language
English
 Cited by
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Industrial Engineering and Management Systems, 2012. vol.11. 4, pp.397-405 crossref(new window)
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