Learn More
SUMMARY In some daily tasks , such as pick and place , the robot is requested to reach with its hand tip a desired target location while it is operating in its environment. Such tasks become more complex in environments cluttered with obstacles , since the constraint for collision-free movement must be also taken into account. This paper presents a new(More)
This paper presents a fuzzy extension of the simple assembly line balancing problem of type 2 (SALBP-2) with fuzzy job processing times since uncertainty, variability , and imprecision are often occurred in real-world production systems. The jobs processing times are formulated by triangular fuzzy membership functions. The total fuzzy cost function is(More)
Simulated annealing (SA) heuristics have been successfully applied on a variety of complex optimization problems. This paper presents a new hybrid SA approach for the permutation ¯ow-shop scheduling (FSS) problem. FSS is known to be NP-hard, and thus the right way to proceed is through the use of heuristics techniques. The proposed approach combines the(More)