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Generalized assignment type goal programming problem: application to nurse scheduling. (English) Zbl 1173.90403

Summary: The notion of the Generalized Assignment Type Goal Programming Problem is introduced to consider the additional side constraints of an Assignment Type problem as goal functions. A short term Tabu Search method together with diversification strategies are used to deal with this model. The methods are tested on real-world Nurse Scheduling Problems.

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90B35 Deterministic scheduling theory in operations research
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