A faster fully polynomial approximation scheme for the single-machine total tardiness problem
AbstractLawler [E.L. Lawler, A fully polynomial approximation scheme for the total tardiness problem, Operations Research Letters 1 (1982) 207-208] proposed a fully polynomial approximation scheme for the single-machine total tardiness problem which runs in time (where n is the number of jobs and [epsilon] is the desired level of approximation). A faster fully polynomial approximation scheme running in time is presented in this note by applying an alternative rounding scheme in conjunction with implementing Kovalyov's [M.Y. Kovalyov, Improving the complexities of approximation algorithms for optimization problems, Operations Research Letters 17 (1995) 85-87] bound improvement procedure.
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