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Title: Bounded single-machine parallel-batch scheduling with release dates and rejection
Authors: Lu, L
Cheng, TCE 
Yuan, J
Zhang, L
Keywords: Scheduling
Parallel-batch
Rejection penalty
Polynomial-time approximation scheme
Issue Date: Oct-2009
Publisher: Pergamon Press
Source: Computers and operations research, Oct. 2009, v. 36, no. 10, p. 2748-2751 How to cite?
Journal: Computers and operations research 
Abstract: We consider the bounded single-machine parallel-batch scheduling problem with release dates and rejection. A job is either rejected, in which case a certain penalty has to be paid, or accepted and then processed on the machine. The objective is to minimize the sum of the makespan of the accepted jobs and the total penalty of the rejected jobs. When the jobs have identical release dates, we present a polynomial-time algorithm. When the jobs have a constant number of release dates, we give a pseudo-polynomial-time algorithm. For the general problem, we provide a 2-approximation algorithm and a polynomial-time approximation scheme.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/1306
ISSN: 0305-0548
EISSN: 1873-765X
DOI: 10.1016/j.cor.2008.12.003
Rights: Computers & Operations Research © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. The journal web site is located at http://www.sciencedirect.com.
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