Production scheduling: An interactive graphical approach

  title={Production scheduling: An interactive graphical approach},
  author={J. Steve Davis and John J. Kanet},
  journal={Journal of Systems and Software},
This project developed an interactive computer graphics approach to construction and modification of schedules for a work center. The system handles problems involving sequence-dependent setup times for products of the work center and penalties for both early and late completion of jobs. A schedule of jobs is displayed as a Gantt chart. Jobs appear as color-coded bars whose lengths represent setup and processing times. If a job follows another of the same color, there is no setup time. The user… CONTINUE READING