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A Computing Procedure for a Line Balancing Problem

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  • James R. Jackson

    (Management Sciences Research Project, University of California, Los Angeles)

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    In a recent article (Salveson, M. E. 1955. The assembly line balancing problem. J. Indust. Engrg. VI 18-25.), M. E. Salveson discussed various problems concerned with setting up production lines. The purpose of the present paper is to set forth an enumeration procedure for solving one of these problems. The reader is referred to Salveson's article for a detailed discussion of the circumstances in which this problem arises and for remarks concerning the assumptions in its statement.

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    Article provided by INFORMS in its journal Management Science.

    Volume (Year): 2 (1956)
    Issue (Month): 3 (April)
    Pages: 261-271

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    Handle: RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:2:y:1956:i:3:p:261-271

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    1. Chiang, Wen-Chyuan & Urban, Timothy L., 2006. "The stochastic U-line balancing problem: A heuristic procedure," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 175(3), pages 1767-1781, December.
    2. Amen, Matthias, 2001. "Heuristic methods for cost-oriented assembly line balancing: A comparison on solution quality and computing time," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 69(3), pages 255-264, February.
    3. Otto, Alena & Otto, Christian & Scholl, Armin, 2013. "Systematic data generation and test design for solution algorithms on the example of SALBPGen for assembly line balancing," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 228(1), pages 33-45.
    4. Scholl, Armin & Becker, Christian, 2005. "A note on "An exact method for cost-oriented assembly line balancing"," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 97(3), pages 343-352, September.
    5. Bautista, Joaquín & Pereira, Jordi, 2009. "A dynamic programming based heuristic for the assembly line balancing problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 194(3), pages 787-794, May.
    6. Bautista, Joaquín & Pereira, Jordi, 2011. "Procedures for the Time and Space constrained Assembly Line Balancing Problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 212(3), pages 473-481, August.
    7. Zulch, Gert & Braun, Wolfgang J. & Schiller, Emmerich F., 1997. "Analytical approach of determining job division in manual assembly systems," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 51(1-2), pages 123-134, August.
    8. Hsiu-Hsueh Kao & Din-Horng Yeh & Yi-Hsien Wang, 2011. "Resource Constrained Assembly Line Balancing Problem Solved with Ranked Positional Weight Rule," Review of Economics & Finance, Better Advances Press, Canada, vol. 1, pages 71-80, November.
    9. Vilà, Mariona & Pereira, Jordi, 2013. "An enumeration procedure for the assembly line balancing problem based on branching by non-decreasing idle time," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 229(1), pages 106-113.
    10. Battaïa, Olga & Dolgui, Alexandre, 2013. "A taxonomy of line balancing problems and their solutionapproaches," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 142(2), pages 259-277.
    11. Gokcen, Hadi & Faruk Baykoc, O., 1999. "A new line remedial policy for the paced lines with stochastic task times," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 58(2), pages 191-197, January.

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