Machine scheduling in custom furniture industry through neuro-evolutionary hybridization

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Machine scheduling is a critical problem in industries where products are custom-designed. The wide range of products, the lack of previous experiences in manufacturing, and the several conflicting criteria used to evaluate the quality of the schedules define a huge search space. Furthermore, production complexity and human influence in each manufacturing… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.asoc.2010.04.020

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