63. Scheduling and Dispatching

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. Michael Pinedo Professor and
  2. Sridhar Seshadri Professor

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch63

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Pinedo, M. and Seshadri, S. (2001) Scheduling and Dispatching, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch63

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Operations Management, Stern School of Business, New York University, New York, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

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Keywords:

  • scheduling and dispatching;
  • apparent tardiness cost (ATC) heuristic;
  • real-world scheduling problems;
  • computer-based scheduling systems;
  • schedules and performance measure monitoring

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Framework and Models

  • Dispatching Techniques

  • Scheduling Techniques

  • Scheduling Problems in Practice

  • Development of Scheduling Systems

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References

  • Additional Reading