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An Experimental Investigation of Metaheuristics for the Multi-Mode Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem on New Dataset Instances

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  • V. VAN PETEGHEM

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In this paper, an overview is presented of the existing metaheuristic solution procedures to solve the multi-mode resource-constrained-project scheduling problem, in which multiple execution modes are available for each of the activities of the project. A fair comparison is made between the different metaheuristic algorithms on the existing benchmark datasets and on a newly generated dataset. Computational results are provided and recommendations for future research are formulated.

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  • V. Van Peteghem & M. Vanhoucke, 2011. "An Experimental Investigation of Metaheuristics for the Multi-Mode Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem on New Dataset Instances," Working Papers of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Belgium 11/758, Ghent University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.
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