Applying the fuzzy ranking method to the shifting bottleneck procedure to solve scheduling problems of uncertainty

Chih Sen Wu, Der-Chiang Li, Tung I. Tsai

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Abstract

Because the impreciseness of processing time is popular in the real world, this research proposes a procedure to combine the fuzzy ranking method and the shifting bottleneck procedure (SB) to solve scheduling problems. The SB is explained here and the needed formulations to transfer fuzzy numbers into crisp numbers are provided with its proofs. A numeric example is particularly provided to explain the proposed procedure in detail. The results show that the procedure is useful for it can be utilized not only in fuzzy type problems but also in crisp type problems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-106
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Volume31
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Nov 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Software
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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