Group for Research in Decision Analysis

G-2008-45

Scheduling Technicians and Tasks in a Telecommunications Company

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This paper proposes a construction heuristic and an adaptive large neighborhood search heuristic for the technician and task scheduling problem arising in a large telecommunications company. This problem was solved within the framework of the 2007 challenge set up by the French Operational Research Society (ROADEF). The paper describes the authors' entry in the competition which tied for second place.

, 26 pages