We review the literature on executing production schedules in the presence of unforeseen disruptions on the shop floor. We discuss a number of issues related to problem formulation, and discuss the functions of the production schedule in the organization and provide a taxonomy of the different types of uncertainty faced by scheduling algorithms. We then… (More)
I hereby declare that I am the sole author of this thesis. This is a true copy of the thesis, including any required final revisions, as accepted by my examiners. I understand that my thesis may be made electronically available to the public. Abstract The facility layout design problem is a fundamental optimization problem encountered in many manufacturing… (More)
Dr. Aytug's research focuses on machine learning, scheduling and e-commerce. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the Fulbright Program. His teaching interests include data mining, logistics, and business objects.