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On Parallel-Machine Scheduling with Operator-Constrained Setups
The processing of a task on a machine often requires an operator to setup the job. In this paper we consider the problem of scheduling a finite set of jobs on a number of identical parallel machines. Each job has a setup ...
Minimization of Acquisition and Operational Costs in Horizontal Material Handling System Design
This paper considers the problem of minimizing the fixed cost of acquiring material handling transporters and the operational cost of material transfer in a manufacturing system. This decision problem arises during ...