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TitleAdaptive resource allocation in multimodal activity networks
Author(s)Tereso, Anabela Pereira
Araújo, Maria Madalena Teixeira de
Elmaghraby, Salah
KeywordsActivity networks
Resource allocation
Multimodal activities
Dynamic programming
Issue date8-Nov-2004
JournalInternational Journal of Production Economics
Citation“International Journal of Production Economics”. ISSN 0925-5273. 92:1 (2004) 1-10.
Abstract(s)In practice, project managers must cope with uncertainty, and must manipulate the allocation of their resources adaptively in order to achieve their ultimate objectives. Yet, treatments of the well-known ‘resource constrained project scheduling problem’ have been deterministic and static, and have addressed mostly unimodal activities. We present an approach to resource allocation under stochastic conditions for multimodal activity networks. Optimization is via dynamic programming, which proves to be demanding computationally. We suggest approximation schemes that do not detract signi…cantly from optimality, but are modest in their computational requirements.
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