June 2 – 6 , 1997, Dagstuhl Seminar 9723

Scheduling in Computer and Manufacturing Systems


J. Blazewicz (Poznan), K. Ecker (Clausthal-Zellerfeld), W. Kubiak (Newfoundland), D. Trystram (Grenoble)

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During the week of June 2 - 6, 1997, the Seminar on Scheduling in Computer and Manufacturing Systems was organized by J. Blazewicz (Posen), K. Ecker (Clausthal), W. Kubiak (St. Johns), D. Trystram (Grenoble). Participants came from Universities or Reseach Centers from Greece, Germany, France, Poland, Italy, Belarus, Austria, USA, Canada, The Netherlands and Mexico.

Altogether 37 lectures covered a large area of scheduling problems with various aspects of scheduling, both in algorithmic approaches and applications. Areas of particular interest were task scheduling under consideration of communication and shop problems.

The participants appreciated the outstanding local organization and the environment including all Dagstuhl facilities which not least enabled a successful workshop.

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