ISSN: 1314-3344

Common due-window assignment and scheduling on a single machine with past-sequence-dependent set up times and a maintenance activity

Abstract

Qi Cheng and Jiabao Zhang, Yanxia Guo

This study investigates the single-machine scheduling problem with common due-win -dow assignment, past-sequence-dependent (p-s-d) setup times and a deteriorating maintenance activity. By past-sequence-dependent setup times, we mean that the setup time of a job is proportional to the sum of the processing times of the jobs already processed. The objective is to minimize a cost function based on the earliness, tardiness, due-window starting time, and due-window size. It is shown that the problem is polynomial solvable.

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