Michael Schoch

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Acknowledgements First of all, I have to thank Prof. Gustavo Alonso, with whom I have worked for the last four years and who always was an excellent supervisor, providing the support and guidance that made this work possible. I am also thankful to Prof. T. Gross and Dr. C. Mohan for accepting to be co-examiners. Thanks are owed also to Prof. H.-J. Schek,(More)
In this paper, we develop heuristic algorithms for a complex locomotive scheduling problem in freight transport that arises at Deutsche Bahn AG. While for small instances an approach based on an ILP formulation and its solution by a commercial ILP solver was rather successful, it was found that effective heuristic algorithms are needed for providing better(More)
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