Integrated scheduling of material handling and manufacturing activities in flexible manufacturing system

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This paper deals with the simultaneous scheduling of incoming jobs, machines, and vehicle dispatching in flexible manufacturing system (FMS) having a single device automated guided vehicle (AGV). The objective is to find an order in which the jobs enter into the FMS, reducing the waiting times due to the blocking and non-availability of resources needed as… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/ICSMC.2004.1401199

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@article{Sankar2004IntegratedSO, title={Integrated scheduling of material handling and manufacturing activities in flexible manufacturing system}, author={Saravana S. Sankar and R. Rajkumar and S. G. Ponnambalam and M. Gurumarimuthu}, journal={2004 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (IEEE Cat. No.04CH37583)}, year={2004}, volume={5}, pages={4254-4259 vol.5} }