Deterministic and Stochastic Scheduling Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study and Research Institute on Theoretical Approaches to Scheduling Problems held in Durham, England, July 6–17, 1981

This volume contains the proceedings of an Advanced Study and Re­ search Institute on Theoretical Approaches to Scheduling Problems. The Institute was held in Durham, England, from July 6 to July 17, 1981. It was attended by 91 participants from fifteen different countries. The format of the Institu...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Dempster, M.A. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1982, 1982
Edition:1st ed. 1982
Series:Nato Science Series C:, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
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Summary:This volume contains the proceedings of an Advanced Study and Re­ search Institute on Theoretical Approaches to Scheduling Problems. The Institute was held in Durham, England, from July 6 to July 17, 1981. It was attended by 91 participants from fifteen different countries. The format of the Institute was somewhat unusual. The first eight of the ten available days were devoted to an Advanced Study Insti­ tute, with lectures on the state of the art with respect to deter­ ministic and stochastic scheduling models and on the interface between these two approaches. The last two days were occupied by an Advanced Research Institute, where recent results and promising directions for future research, especially in the interface area, were discussed. Altogether, 37 lectures were delivered by 24 lecturers. They have all contributed to these proceedings, the first part of which deals with the Advanced Study Institute and the second part of which covers the Advanced Research Institute. Each part is preceded by an introduction, written by the editors. While confessing to a natural bias as organizers, we believe that the Institute has been a rewarding and enjoyable event for everyone concerned. We are very grateful to all those who have contributed to its realization
Physical Description:XII, 419 p online resource
ISBN:9789400978010