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A state-of-the-art review on scheduling with learning effects. (English) Zbl 1129.90022
Summary: Recently learning effects in scheduling have received considerable attention in the literature. All but one paper are based on the learning-by-doing (or autonomous learning) assumption, even though proactive investments in know how (induced learning) are very important from a practical point of view. In this review we first discuss the questions why and when learning effects in scheduling environments might occur and should be regarded from a planning perspective. Afterwards we give a concise overview on the literature on scheduling with learning effects.

MSC:
90B35 Deterministic scheduling theory in operations research
Keywords:
scheduling; learning
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