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Multiagent Scheduling

Models and Algorithms

Authors: Agnetis, A., Billaut, J.-C., Gawiejnowicz, S., Pacciarelli, D., Soukhal, A.

  • The first monograph on models and problems of multiagent scheduling
  • Comprehensive presentation focused on applications and solution methods
  • Numerous examples help the reader to understand the content
  • Tables with summary of complexity results allow to find quickly needed data
  • Bibliography with about 200 items and bibliographic remarks simplify familiarization with literature
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Scheduling theory has received a growing interest since its origins in the second half of the 20th century. Developed initially for the study of scheduling problems with a single objective, the theory has been recently extended to problems involving multiple criteria. However, this extension has still left a gap between the classical multi-criteria approaches and some real-life problems in which not all jobs contribute to the evaluation of each criterion.

In this book, we close this gap by presenting and developing multi-agent scheduling models in which subsets of jobs sharing the same resources are evaluated by different criteria. Several scenarios are introduced, depending on the definition and the intersection structure of the job subsets. Complexity results, approximation schemes, heuristics and exact algorithms are discussed for single-machine and parallel-machine scheduling environments. Definitions and algorithms are illustrated with the help of examples and figures.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Multiagent Scheduling Fundamentals

    Agnetis, Alessandro (et al.)

    Pages 1-22

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  • Problems, Algorithms and Complexity

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    Pages 23-55

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  • Single Machine Problems

    Agnetis, Alessandro (et al.)

    Pages 57-145

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  • Batching Scheduling Problems

    Agnetis, Alessandro (et al.)

    Pages 147-187

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  • Parallel Machine Scheduling Problems

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    Pages 189-215

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eBook 91,62 €
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Hardcover 109,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-662-50635-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Multiagent Scheduling
Book Subtitle
Models and Algorithms
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-41880-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-41880-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-41879-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50635-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 271
Number of Illustrations and Tables
55 b/w illustrations
Topics