A PTAS for single machine scheduling with controllable processing times

Schuur, Petra and Woeginger, Gerhard J.: A PTAS for single machine scheduling with controllable processing times. Acta cybernetica, (15) 3. pp. 369-378. (2002)

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We deal with a single machine scheduling problem in which each job has a release date, a delivery time and a controllable processing time. The fact that the jobs have a controllable processing time means that it is allowed to compress (a part of) the processing time of the job, in return for compression cost. The objective is to find a schedule that minimizes the total cost, that is, the latest delivery time of any job plus the total compression cost. In this note we discuss how the techniques of Hall and Shmoys [3] and Hall [1] can directly be applied to design a polynomial time approximation scheme for this problem.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Acta cybernetica
Date: 2002
Volume: 15
Number: 3
Page Range: pp. 369-378
ISSN: 0324-721X
Language: angol
Uncontrolled Keywords: Természettudomány, Informatika
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: 378. p.; Abstract
Date Deposited: 2016. Oct. 15. 12:25
Last Modified: 2018. Jun. 05. 15:09
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/12685

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