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Real-time co-ordinated scheduling using a genetic algorithm

Coates, G. and Duffy, A.H.B. and Whitfield, R.I. and Hills, W. and Sen, P. (2002) Real-time co-ordinated scheduling using a genetic algorithm. In: 5th International Conference on Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacture, 2002-04-16 - 2002-04-18, Exeter.

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Abstract

Real-time co-ordination is an emerging approach to operational engineering management aimed at being more comprehensive and widely applicable than existing approaches. Schedule management is a key characteristic of operational co-ordination related to managing the planning and dynamic assignment of tasks to resources, and the enactment of the resulting schedules, throughout a changeable process. This paper presents the application of an agent-oriented system, called the Design Co-ordination System, to an industrial case study in order to demonstrate the appropriate use of a genetic algorithm for the purpose of real-time scheduling. The application demonstrates that real-time co-ordinated scheduling can provide significant reductions in time to complete the computational design process.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 6384
Keywords: design coordination, design engineering, adaptive computing, scheduling, real-time, co-ordinated, genetic algorithm, Electronic computers. Computer science, Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General), Engineering design
Subjects: Science > Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Engineering design
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
Depositing user: Miss Caroline Torres
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2008
Last modified: 15 Apr 2015 08:37
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URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/6384

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