INTAS Project 96-820 „Discrete optimization problems in scheduling and computer-aided design“

    Project: Research project

    Project Details


    The aim of this project is to develop an effective general
    approach to solve discrete optimization problems arising in
    manufacturing and in computer systems. Typical applications
    include real-time multiprocessor computer systems,
    production scheduling and VLSI layout synthesis. In a first
    step, suitable mathematical models need to be developped for
    the considered applications. In the second step, the focus
    is on developping efficient algorithms for the exact or
    approximate solution of the optimization problems resulting
    from the modelling process in the first phase. It is a major
    goal of this project to bridge the gap between the
    theory-oriented approach which stresses worst-case analysis
    and the application-oriented approach which focuses on
    heuristic methods without bothering about the quality of the
    resulting solutions.
    Effective start/end date1/11/9731/10/00


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