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Enhanced multi-Hoffmann heuristic for efficiently solving real-world assembly line balancing problems in automotive industry

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In production systems of automobile manufacturers, multi-variant products are assembled on paced final assembly lines. The assignment of operations to workplaces and workers deter mines the productivity of the manufacturing process. In research, various exact and heuristic solution procedures have been developed for different versions of the so-called assembly line balancing problem.

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  • 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.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:235:y:2014:i:3:p:740-754
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2013.11.005
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