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A heuristic for solving mixed-model line balancing problems with stochastic task durations and parallel stations

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  • McMullen, Patrick R.
  • Frazier, Gregory V.

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  • McMullen, Patrick R. & Frazier, Gregory V., 1997. "A heuristic for solving mixed-model line balancing problems with stochastic task durations and parallel stations," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 51(3), pages 177-190, September.
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    2. 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.
    3. Boysen, Nils & Fliedner, Malte & Scholl, Armin, 2008. "Assembly line balancing: Which model to use when," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 111(2), pages 509-528, February.
    4. 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.
    5. Gamberi, M. & Gamberini, R. & Manzini, R. & Regattieri, A., 2008. "An analytical model to evaluating the implementation of a batch-production-oriented line," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 111(2), pages 729-740, February.
    6. Becker, Christian & Scholl, Armin, 2006. "A survey on problems and methods in generalized assembly line balancing," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 168(3), pages 694-715, February.
    7. Araújo, Felipe F.B. & Costa, Alysson M. & Miralles, Cristóbal, 2012. "Two extensions for the ALWABP: Parallel stations and collaborative approach," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 140(1), pages 483-495.
    8. Simon Emde & Nils Boysen & Armin Scholl, 2008. "Balancing mixed-model assembly lines: a computational evaluation of objectives to smoothen workload," Jena Research Papers in Business and Economics - Working and Discussion Papers (Expired!) 17/2008, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, School of Economics and Business Administration.
    9. Bentaha, Mohand Lounes & Battaïa, Olga & Dolgui, Alexandre & Hu, S. Jack, 2015. "Second order conic approximation for disassembly line design with joint probabilistic constraints," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 247(3), pages 957-967.
    10. Ding, Fong-Yuen & Zhu, Jin & Sun, Hui, 2006. "Comparing two weighted approaches for sequencing mixed-model assembly lines with multiple objectives," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 102(1), pages 108-131, July.
    11. Gokcen, Hadi & Agpak, Kursad & Benzer, Recep, 2006. "Balancing of parallel assembly lines," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 103(2), pages 600-609, October.
    12. Hop, Nguyen Van, 2006. "A heuristic solution for fuzzy mixed-model line balancing problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 168(3), pages 798-810, February.
    13. Tiacci, Lorenzo, 2015. "Coupling a genetic algorithm approach and a discrete event simulator to design mixed-model un-paced assembly lines with parallel workstations and stochastic task times," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 159(C), pages 319-333.
    14. Patrick McMullen & Gregory Frazier, 1999. "Using Simulation and Data Envelopment Analysis to Compare Assembly Line Balancing Solutions," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 11(2), pages 149-168, April.
    15. Dhouib, K. & Gharbi, A. & Landolsi, N., 2009. "Throughput assessment of mixed-model flexible transfer lines with unreliable machines," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 122(2), pages 619-627, December.
    16. Tiacci, Lorenzo, 2015. "Simultaneous balancing and buffer allocation decisions for the design of mixed-model assembly lines with parallel workstations and stochastic task times," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 162(C), pages 201-215.
    17. Urban, Timothy L. & Chiang, Wen-Chyuan, 2016. "Designing energy-efficient serial production lines: The unpaced synchronous line-balancing problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 248(3), pages 789-801.

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