Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling II: Second International Conference, PATAT'97, Toronto, Canada, August 20 - 22, 1997, Selected Papers

Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling II: Second International Conference, PATAT'97, Toronto, Canada, August 20 - 22, 1997, Selected Papers

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540649793
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 10/01/1998
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science , #1408
Edition description: 1998
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Recent developments in practical course timetabling.- Space allocation: An analysis of higher education requirements.- Off-the-peg or made-to-measure? timetabling and scheduling with SA and TS.- Generalized assignment-type problems a powerful modeling scheme.- An examination scheduling model to maximize students’ study time.- A comparison of annealing techniques for academic course scheduling.- Some observations about GA-based exam timetabling.- Experiments on networks of employee timetabling problems.- Evolutionary optimisation of methodist preaching timetables.- Improving a lecture timetabling system for university-wide use.- A constraint-based approach for examination timetabling using local repair techniques.- Generating complete university timetables by combining tabu search with constraint logic.- Construction of basic match schedules for sports competitions by using graph theory.- A standard data format for timetabling instances.- Academic scheduling.- The implementation of a central timetabling system in a large British civic University.- A brute force and heuristics approach to tertiary timetabling.

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