Handbook of Scheduling

Handbook of Scheduling : Algorithms, Models, and Performance Analysis

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Researchers in management, industrial engineering, operations, and computer science have intensely studied scheduling for more than 50 years, resulting in an astounding body of knowledge in this field. Handbook of Scheduling: Algorithms, Models, and Performance Analysis, the first handbook on scheduling, provides full coverage of the most recent and advanced topics on the subject. It assembles researchers from all relevant disciplines in order to facilitate cross-fertilization and create new scheduling insights. The book comprises six major parts, each of which breaks down into smaller chapters:

* Part I introduces materials and notation, with tutorials on complexity theory and algorithms for the minimization of makespan, total completion time, dual objectives, maximum lateness, the number of late jobs, and total tardiness.

* Part II is devoted to classical scheduling problems.

* Part III explores scheduling models that originate in computer science, operations research, and management science.

* Part IV examines scheduling problems that arise in real-time systems, focusing on meeting hard deadline constraints while maximizing machine utilization.

* Part V discusses stochastic scheduling and queueing networks, highlighting jobs that are not deterministic.

* Part VI covers applications, discussing scheduling problems in airline, process, and transportation industries, as well as in hospitals and educational institutions.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1216 pages
  • 190 x 260 x 70mm | 2,249.85g
  • Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • Boca Raton, FL, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • # 1 not removed in 1st reprint - do in second; 1170 equations; 70 Tables, black and white; 262 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1584883979
  • 9781584883975
  • 2,611,250

Table of contents

Introduction Introduction and Notation, Joseph Y-T. Leung A Tutorial on Complexity, Joseph Y-T. Leung Some Basic Scheduling Algorithms, Joseph Y-T. Leung Classical Scheduling Problems
Elimination Rules for Job-shop Scheduling Problem: Overview and Extensions, Jacques Carlier, Laurent Peridy, Eric Pinson, and David Rivreau Flexible Hybrid Flowshops, George Vairaktarakis Open Shop Scheduling, Teofilo F. Gonzalez Cycle Shop Scheduling, Vadim G. Timkovsky Reducibility among Scheduling Classes, Vadim G. Timkovsky Parallel Scheduling for Early Completion, Bo Chen Minimizing the Maximum Lateness, Hans Kellerer
Approximation Algorithms for Minimizing Average Weighted Completion Time, Chandra Chekuri and Sanjeev Khanna Minimizing the Number of Tardy Jobs, Marjan van den Akker and Han Hoogeveen Branch-and-Bound Algorithms for Total Weighted Tardiness, Antoino Jouglet, Philippe Baptiste, and Jacques Carlier Scheduling Equal Processing Time Jobs, Philippe Baptiste and Peter Brucker Online Scheduling, Kirk Pruhs, Jiri Sgall, and Eric Torng Convex Quadratic Relaxations in Scheduling, Jay Sethuraman Other Scheduling Models The Master/Slave Scheduling Model, Sartaj Sahni and George Vairaktarakis Scheduling in Bluetooth Networks, Yong Man Kim and Ten H. Lai Fair Sequences, Wieslaw Kubiak Due-Date Quotation Models and Algorithms, Philip Kaminsky and Dorit Hochbaum Scheduling with Due-Date Assignment, Valery S. Gordon, Jean-Marie Proth, and Vitaly A. Strusevich Machine Scheduling with Availability Constraints, Chung-Yee Lee Scheduling with Discrete Resource Constraints, J. B_laË zewicz, N. Brauner, and G. Finke
Scheduling with Resource Constraints-Continuous Resources, Joanna J'ozefowska and Jan Weglarz Scheduling Parallel Tasks-Algorithms and Complexity, M. Drozdowski Scheduling Parallel Tasks Approximation Algorithms, Pierre-Franc' ois Dutot, Gr'egory Mouni'e, and Denis Trystram
Real-Time Scheduling The Pinwheel: A Real-Time Scheduling Problem, Deji Chen and Aloysivs Mok Scheduling Real-Time Tasks: Algorithms and Complexity, Sanjay Baruah and Joael Goossens Real Time Synchronization Protocols, Lui Sha and Marco Caccamo Fair Scheduling of Real-Time Tasks on Multiprocessors, James Anderson, Philip Holman, and Anand Srinivasan
A Categorization of Real-Time Multiprocessor Scheduling Problems and Algorithms, John Carpenter, Shelby Funk, Philip Holman, Anand Srinivasan, James Anderson, and Sanjoy Baruah
Approximation Algorithms for Scheduling Time-Critical Jobs on Multiprocessor System, Sudarshan K. Dhall
Scheduling Overloaded Real-Time Systems with Competitive/Worst Case Guarantees, Gilad Koren and Dennis Shasha
Minimizing TotalWeighted Error for Imprecise Computation Tasks and Related Problems, Joseph Y-T. Leung
Dual Criteria Optimization Problems for Imprecise Computation Tasks, Kevin I-J Ho
Periodic Reward-Based Scheduling and Its Application to Power-Aware Real-Time Systems, Hakan Aydin, Rami Melhem, and Daniel Mosse Routing Real-Time Messages on Networks, G. Young
Stochastic Scheduling and Queueing Networks
Offline Deterministic Scheduling, Stochastic Scheduling, and Online Deterministic Scheduling: A Comparative Overview, Michael Pinedo Stochastic Scheduling with Earliness and Tardiness Penalties, Xiaoqiang Cai and Xian Zhou
Developments in Queueing Networks with Tractable Solutions, Xiuli Chao Scheduling in Secondary Storage Systems, Alexander Thomasian Selfish Routing on the Internet, Artur Czumaj Applications
Scheduling of Flexible Resources in Professional Service Firms, Yalcin Akcay, Anantaram Balakrishnan, and Susan H. Xu
Novel Metaheuristic Approaches to Nurse Rostering Problems in Belgian Hospitals, Edmund Kieran Burke, Patrick De Causmaecker and Greet Vanden Berghe University Timetabling, Sanja Petrovic and Edmund Burke Adapting the GATES Architecture to Scheduling Faculty, R. P. Brazile and K. M. Swigger Constraint Programming for Scheduling, John J. Kanet, Sanjay L. Ahire, and Michael F. Gorman Batch Production Scheduling in the Process Industries, Karsten Gentner, Klaus Neumann, Christoph Schwindt, and Norbert Trautmann
A Composite Very-Large-Scale Neighborhood Search Algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem, Richa Agarwal, Ravinder K. Ahuja, Gilbert Laporte, and Zuo-Jun "Max" Shen Scheduling Problems in the Airline Industry, Xiangtong Qi, Jian Yang and Gang Yu Bus and Train Driver Scheduling, Raymond S. K. Kwan Sports Scheduling, Kelly Easton, George Nemhauser, and Michael Trick Index
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"More than 90 well-known authors in this area have made contributions to this handbook . This handbook is certainly valuable for researchers that want to get an impression on recent research areas and also an overview on existing results. [T]his handbook presents a huge volume of recent research in different scheduling areas, and certainly will stimulate further developments in many directions ." - Mathematical Reviews, Issue 2005d
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