Completion time variance minimization on a single machine is difficult

@article{Kubiak1993CompletionTV,
  title={Completion time variance minimization on a single machine is difficult},
  author={Wieslaw Kubiak},
  journal={Oper. Res. Lett.},
  year={1993},
  volume={14},
  pages={49-59}
}
Consider a single machine and, n + 1 independent jobs with processing times: P1 -< " " " < Pn <en+ 1, all available for processing at time zero. The problem is to schedule the jobs nonpreemptively on the machine in such a way that the variance of job completion time is minimized. This model was originally proposed by Merten and Muller [11]. It was motivated by computer file organization problems where it is important to minimize the variance of retrieval times for data files references by the… CONTINUE READING
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