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A versatile algorithm for assembly line balancing

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  • Boysen, Nils & Fliedner, Malte, 2008. "A versatile algorithm for assembly line balancing," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 184(1), pages 39-56, January.
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    1. Nils Boysen & Armin Scholl, 2008. "A general solution framework for component commonality problems," Jena Research Papers in Business and Economics - Working and Discussion Papers (Expired!) 12/2008, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, School of Economics and Business Administration.
    2. Scholl, Armin & Fliedner, Malte & Boysen, Nils, 2010. "Absalom: Balancing assembly lines with assignment restrictions," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 200(3), pages 688-701, February.
    3. Chica, Manuel & Bautista, Joaquín & Cordón, Óscar & Damas, Sergio, 2016. "A multiobjective model and evolutionary algorithms for robust time and space assembly line balancing under uncertain demand," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 58(C), pages 55-68.
    4. Pape, Tom, 2015. "Heuristics and lower bounds for the simple assembly line balancing problem type 1: Overview, computational tests and improvements," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 240(1), pages 32-42.
    5. Sabuncuoglu, Ihsan & Erel, Erdal & Alp, Arda, 2009. "Ant colony optimization for the single model U-type assembly line balancing problem," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 120(2), pages 287-300, August.
    6. Moreira, Mayron César O. & Costa, Alysson M., 2013. "Hybrid heuristics for planning job rotation schedules in assembly lines with heterogeneous workers," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 141(2), pages 552-560.
    7. Gicquel, C. & Miégeville, N. & Minoux, M. & Dallery, Y., 2010. "Optimizing glass coating lines: MIP model and valid inequalities," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 202(3), pages 747-755, May.
    8. Sternatz, Johannes, 2014. "Enhanced multi-Hoffmann heuristic for efficiently solving real-world assembly line balancing problems in automotive industry," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 235(3), pages 740-754.
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    10. Chica, Manuel & Cordón, Óscar & Damas, Sergio & Bautista, Joaquín, 2013. "A robustness information and visualization model for time and space assembly line balancing under uncertain demand," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 145(2), pages 761-772.
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