Emil Yu. Orekhov, Yuri V. Orekhov: On a machine scheduling problem solving CSIT 2000 : 33-37
In present paper we consider the problem of scheduling n jobs between m unrelated parallel machines minimizing the maximum completion time (R||Cmax according to three-field representation described in ). Using algorithm that is based on branch-and-bound method and always delivers an optimum solution is appropriate when solving small instances of R||Cmax (up to 8 machines and 25 jobs). For larger problems it is advisable to use the stochastic algorithms. Defining a set that contains all the optimum solutions and therefore excluding from further consideration all certainly non-optimum solutions can significantly increase their efficiency.
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