Integrated staffing and scheduling for an aircraft line maintenance problem
Publication typeJournal article with impact factor
JournalComputers & Operations Research
Publication Begin page1023
Publication End page1033
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AbstractThis paper studies the problem of constructing the workforce schedules of an aircraft maintenance company. The problem involves both a staffing and a scheduling decision. We propose an enumerative algorithm with bounding in which each node of the enumeration tree represents a mixed integer linear problem (MILP). We reformulate the MILP such that it becomes tractable for commercial MILP solvers. Extensive computational tests on 40 instances that are derived from a real-life setting indicate that the algorithm is capable of finding close-to-optimal solutions.
Knowledge Domain/IndustryOperations & Supply Chain Management