An exact approach to minimizing total weighted tardiness with release dates
Selim Akturk, M.
IIE Transactions (Institute of Industrial Engineers)
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The study deals with scheduling a set of independent jobs with unequal release dates to minimize total weighted tardiness on a single machine. We propose new dominance properties that are incorporated in a branch and bound algorithm. The proposed algorithm is tested on a set of randomly generated problems with 10, 15 and 20 jobs. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first exact approach that attempts to solve the σwjTjproblem. © 2000 "IIE".
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