On the performance of priority rules for the stochastic resource constrained multi-project scheduling problem
Publication typeArticle in academic journal
JournalComputers & Industrial Engineering
Publication Begin page223
Publication End page234
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AbstractThe majority of research studies the resource constrained multi-project scheduling problem in a deterministic environment, regardless of the uncertainty nature of the environment. In this paper, we assume that the activity duration is a stochastic variable, and propose two new robustness measures to analyse the performance of priority rules under a stochastic environment. A full factorial experiment is designed to solve the problem and investigate the relationship between project characteristics and the performance of priority rules. Furthermore, a trade-off relationship between the quality and robustness is investigated and the best priority rules are recommended from both a project and portfolio managers perspective.
Knowledge Domain/IndustryOperations & Supply Chain Management