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TitleThe optimal resource allocation in stochastic activity networks via the electromagnetism approach
Author(s)Tereso, Anabela Pereira
Araújo, Maria Madalena Teixeira de
Elmaghraby, Salah
KeywordsProject management and scheduling
Stochastic activity networks
Resource allocation
Electromagnetism algorithm
Issue dateOct-2004
CitationINTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND SCHEDULING, 9, Nancy, France, 2004 – “Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling.” [S.l. : s.n., 2004].
Abstract(s)An optimal resource allocation approach to stochastic multimodal projects had been previously developed by applying a Dynamic Programming model, which proved to be very demanding computationally. Approximations to the initial model had been also developed, still within DP framework. Computing times were improved, but demonstrated the need for further developments. In this paper we report on the application of a recently developed technique for global optimization, the Electromagnetism Algorithm (EMA), to this problem and demonstrate its superior performance to previously attempted approximations.
TypeConference paper
AccessOpen access
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