Groupe d’études et de recherche en analyse des décisions

G-97-03

Heuristics for Minimizing Tool Switches when Scheduling Part Types on a Flexible Machine

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This article considers a tool loading problem whose objective is to minimize the number of tool switches over time in order to process several parts on a flexible machine. New heuristics are presented and compared. Some of these are shown to be superior to existing methods.

, 14 pages

Ce cahier a été révisé en novembre 1997