Vincent C. S. Wiers

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"What is the difference between planning and scheduling?" Production control encompasses many tasks performed by humans, three of which are planning, scheduling, and dispatching. In the past, the only criterion that could distinguish between the tasks was that planning is usually on a higher level than scheduling and scheduling is on a higher level than(More)
Production scheduling in industrial practice is still primarily a manual task, despite the immense research efforts and the fact that manual scheduling is a very complex task. In this paper, the allocation of tasks between scheduling systems and human schedulers for various types of production units is addressed. The human factor in production scheduling is(More)
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