International Series in Operations Research & Management Science

Perspectives in Modern Project Scheduling

Editors: Jozefowska, Joanna, Weglarz, Jan (Eds.)

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Operations Research began with the mathematical scheduling of a massive project—logistically supplying Europe with military equipment and goods during the WWII. Today project scheduling research continues growing in a variety of its theoretical models, in its magnitude and application. As the world becomes more interrelated and complex, the wider its research is applied to an increasing number of project scheduling problems.

Project Scheduling: Surveying the State-of-the-Art surveys the current state-of-the-art in operations research with chapters written by the respective leading experts on each topic. It covers the range of the key models in the field, including deterministic, probabilistic, single- and multi-mode, single- and multi-objective, and a general model on discrete-continuous resources. Recent solution algorithms are systematical examined. The book summarize sthe current developments and theoretical achievements in the field, including project uncertainty and grid resource management.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Proactive-Reactive Project Scheduling Trade-Offs and Procedures

    Stijn Van de Vonder, Erik Demeulemeester, Roel Leus, Willy Herroelen

    Pages 25-51

  • Due Dates and RCPSP

    Francisco Ballestín, Vicente Valls, Sacramento Quintanilla

    Pages 79-104

  • RCPS with Variable Intensity Activities and Feeding Precedence Constraints

    Tamás Kis

    Pages 105-129

  • Modelling Setup Times in Project Scheduling

    Marek Mika, Grzegorz Waligóra, Jan Weglarz

    Pages 131-163

  • Lower Bounds for Resource Constrained Project Scheduling Problem

    Emmanuel Néron, Christian Artigues, Philippe Baptiste, Jacques Carlier, Jean Damay, Sophie Demassey, Philippe Laborie

    Pages 167-204

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Perspectives in Modern Project Scheduling
Editors
  • Joanna Jozefowska
  • Jan Weglarz
Series Title
International Series in Operations Research & Management Science
Series Volume
92
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-33768-5
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-33768-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-33643-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-4144-2
Series ISSN
0884-8289
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 444
Number of Illustrations and Tables
97 b/w illustrations
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