Kheng Leng Gay

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In the face of globalization and rapidly shrinking product life cycle, manufacturing companies are trying different means to improve productivity through management of machine utilization and product cycle-time. Job shop scheduling is an important task for manufacturing industry in terms of improving machine utilization and reducing cycle-time. However, job(More)
This paper presents a simulation based approach to improve on the mean cycle time performance of dispatching rules. The method applies recursive simulation technique on dispatching rules to search for new improved solutions for a set of job shop problems. Due to the nature of the recursive heuristic, performance criteria other than mean cycle time and(More)
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