Due-date assignment and single machine scheduling with deteriorating jobs

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Abstract

We study a scheduling problem with deteriorating jobs, that is, jobs whose processing times are an increasing function of their start times. We consider the case of a single machine and linear job-independent deterioration. The problem is to determine an optimal combination of the due-date and schedule so as to minimize the sum of due-date, earliness and tardiness penalties. We give an O(n log n) time algorithm to solve this problem.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)198-203
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the Operational Research Society
Volume55
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2004

Keywords

  • Deteriorating jobs
  • Due-date
  • Single machine scheduling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management Information Systems
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Marketing

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