We present ROMAN, a comprehensive, generic manpower rostering toolkit that successfully handles a wide spectrum of work policies found in service organizations. We review the use of various techniques and methodologies in the toolkit that contribute to its robustness and efficiency, and relate experience gained in addressing manpower rostering problems in industry.
allocation, artificial intelligence, heuristics, optimization, scheduling, search, travelling salesman, Manpower, Manpower policy, rostering
Computer Sciences | Operations and Supply Chain Management | Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
Intelligent Systems and Decision Analytics
International Transactions in Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
KHOONG, C. M.; LAU, Hoong Chuin; and CHEW, L. W..
Automated manpower rostering: Techniques and experience. (1994). International Transactions in Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering. 1, (3), 353-353. Research Collection School Of Information Systems.
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