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Crew scheduling methods in the operation and planning of transportation systems. (English) Zbl 0591.90047
Transportation planning models, Proc. Course Internat. Center Transport Stud., Amalfi/Italy 1982, 439-472 (1984).
Summary: [For the entire collection see Zbl 0578.90053.]
The purpose of this paper is to review current mathematical techniques for in-vehicle crew and terminal manpower scheduling. We first review the main characteristics of the problem and its context. We then examine the most-used techniques for the construction of workdays and workday rosters. We describe in some detail the use of set covering techniques, and a complete section is devoted to crew scheduling problems in urban transit.
MSC:
90B35 Deterministic scheduling theory in operations research
90C90 Applications of mathematical programming
90C10 Integer programming