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Family sequencing and cooperation

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  • Grundel, Soesja
  • Çiftçi, Barış
  • Borm, Peter
  • Hamers, Herbert

This paper analyzes a single-machine scheduling problem with family setup times both from an optimization and a cost allocation perspective. In a family sequencing situation jobs are processed on a single machine, there is an initial processing order on the jobs, and every job within a family has an identical cost function that depends linearly on its completion time. Moreover, a job does not require a setup when preceded by another job from the same family while a family specific setup time is required when a job follows a member of some other family.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Operational Research.

Volume (Year): 226 (2013)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 414-424

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:226:y:2013:i:3:p:414-424
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2012.11.060
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