Constructing high school timetables using a combination of heuristics and a rule based approach

by Zuhaimy H. Ismail

Publisher: Loughborough University Business School in Loughborough, Leics

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StatementZuhaimy H. Ismail and David G. Johnson.
SeriesLoughborough University Business School research series -- 1995:10
ContributionsJohnson, David G.
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Open LibraryOL15191444M
ISBN 101859010601

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An adaptive linear combination of heuristic orderings in this study is a combination of a number of normalised graph colouring heuristics with normalised difficulty measures from the heuristic modifier. This constitutes a flexible approach as different weights can be assigned to different parameters used within the by: posed a three stage approach using two differen t meta-heuristics for high school timetabling.

The first stage constructs an initial solution using the KHE library. A Timeslot-Filling Heuristic Approach to Construct High-School Timetables 5 belongs to, which normally is the time group representing the current day (i.e., the day the timeslot we are currently grading belongs to).

Table 1 explains the variables we are going to use for calculating the ratio. The simplest method to handle such multiple attribute decision making is just to multiply the value of each attribute by a weighting factor and summate (i.e.

form a simple linear combination) In this example, the formulation is just: weight (e j) = w l LD j + w e LE j, where j = 1, 2,n; n is the number of exams; and w l and w e are the weighting factors (any real number) for LD and LE Cited by: A Timeslot-Based Heuristic Approach to Construct High-School Timetables DIPLOMARBEIT zur Erlangung des akademischen Grades This master thesis describes an algorithm for creating high-school timetables.

In the published based on the School Benchmarking Project, as well as specifics of the format and instances. An Algorithm to Automatically Generate Schedule for School Lectures Using a Heuristic Approach Anirudha Nanda, Manisha P. Pai, and Abhijeet Gole International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing, Vol.

2, No. 4, August An investigation of fuzzy multiple heuristic orderings in the construction of university examination timetables. combination of heuristics allows high quality solutions to be constructed.

Adaptive selection of heuristics for assigning time slots and rooms in exam timetables construction of a timetable. It is based upon the observa-tions and statistical analysis over a large number of different heuristic sequences obtained by a random iterative hyper-heuristic generator.

This approach was tested on the sec. Abstract. This work describes an approach for creating high-school timetables. To develop and test our algorithm, we used the international, real-world instances of the Benchmarking project for (High) School ry to most other heuristic approaches, we do not try to iteratively assign single meetings (events) to by: 3.

This paper presents a hyper-heuristic approach which hybridises low-level heuristic moves to improve timetables. Exams which cause a soft-constraint violation in the timetable are ordered and rescheduled to produce a better timetable.

It is observed that both the order in which exams are rescheduled and the heuristic moves used to reschedule the exams and improve Cited by: Solving a high school timetabling problem requires scheduling of resources and events into time slots subject to a set of constraints.

Recently, an interna-tional competition, referred to as ITC was organised to determine the state-of-the-art approach for high school timetabling. The problem instances, obtained from eight different.

An Investigation of Fuzzy Multiple Heuristic Orderings in the Construction of University Examination Timetables Hishammudin Asmuni aEdmund K. Burke Jonathan M. Garibaldia,∗ Barry McCollumb Andrew J. Parkesa aAutomated Scheduling, Optimisation and Planning (ASAP) Research Group, School of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of.

his thesis is concerned with the problem of constructing timetables for schools. School timetable construction problems are interesting objects to study because nei-ther modeling nor solving them is straightforward.

It is difficult to make a clear-cut distinction between acceptable and not acceptable timetables. Because of the largeCited by: the performance of the combination method, we propose an effective technique to merge CPU and GPU using the most suitable approach for a given architecture.

The proposed approach achieves ×, ×, and × average speedup over a MIC combination, a CPU combination, and a GPU combination respectively. Our approach is the first to com. High school timetabling is one of those recurring NP-hard real-world combinatorial optimisation problems that has to be dealt with by many educational institutions periodically, and so has been of interest to practitioners and researchers.

Solving a high school timetabling problem requires scheduling of resources and events into time slots subject to a set of constraints.

The purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness of different types of instruction and texts on high schools students' learning of (a) history content and (b) a set of heuristics that historians use to think critically about texts.

Participants for the study were male and female students, ages 16 and 17 years, from 2 high schools in the western United by: Construction heuristics terminate automatically, so there's usually no need to configure a Termination on the construction heuristic phase specifically.

First Fit. Algorithm description. The First Fit algorithm cycles through all the planning entities (in default order), initializing 1 planning entity at a time. It assigns the. Start-up and shutdown costs are major considerations when using the _____ scheduling technique.

splitting/multitasking To deal with problems related to having several concurrent projects, companies are creating ________ to oversee the scheduling of resources across multiple projects.

Introduction This project deals with the implementation of a computer program, which employs a heuristic search algorithm for an optimal class timetable generator. The program has been implemented using C# programming language and SQL server. Objectives Because almost all.

Solving the High School Scheduling Problem Modelled with Constraints Satisfaction using Hybrid Heuristic Algorithms Exchange of components between metaheuristics A popular way of hybridization is the use of trajectory methods with populations based methods (Blum et al., ).

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): This paper reports on the construction of crossword puzzles, by filling in dense blank grids (consisting mostly of white squares) until all the white squares contain letters and all across/down words in the grid are valid English words in the usual crossword style.

The soft (logical) reconfiguration mainly include re-programming of machines, re-scheduling, including re-planning, re-routing and increasing/decreasing of shifts or number of workers according to task changes.

In order to solve multi-constrains and multi-objective flexible job-shop scheduling problem (FJSP), a multi-objective and real-time scheduling algorithm was Author: Li Mei Ma, Jian Yong Li, Wen Sheng Xu, Ling Jun Kong.

The most widely used approach to apply heuristics, which have been found to consistently minimize project delay over a large variety of projects is the X Least (minimum) slack In a resource-constrained project, the first priority (heuristic) is assigned resources is usually given to activities with the X.

Ivan Chorbev, Suzana Loskovska, Ivica Dimitrovski and Dragan Mihajlov (November 1st ). Solving the High School Scheduling Problem Modelled with Constraints Satisfaction Using Hybrid Heuristic Algorithms, Greedy Algorithms, Witold Bednorz, Author: Ivan Chorbev, Suzana Loskovska, Ivica Dimitrovski, Dragan Mihajlov.

62 B. Korou si c-Seljak: TIMETABLE CONSTRUCTION USING GENERAL HEURISTIC TECHNIQUES w1,1 w2,1 wn,1 w1,n w2,n wn,n 1 2 n I1 I2 In V1 V2 Vn Fig. Hop eld-type neural network. Most of the early techniques were based on direct heuristics. The idea was to simulate the human way of.

The Effects of Heuristic Problem-Solving Strategies on Seventh Grade Students' Self-Efficacy and Level The Effects of Heuristic Problem-Solving Strategies on Seventh Grade Students' Self-Efficacy Students who took math in high school were more likely to attend college, over 83 percent, as opposed to only 36 percent that did not take.

STUDENT HEURISTICS AND SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF SELF-REGULATION STRATEGIES OF LEARNING: MIXED METHODS APPROACH A thesis presented by Linda S. McSweeney to The School of Education evidence-based instructional practices that can help all children obtain academic by: 1.

High School. Health. 5 points Which of the following statements describes heuristics. information entering the brain, and then organized and transformed into memory storage b.

problem-solving strategies based on intuition or speculation c. step-by-step process to solve a problem that always ends in an accurate solution. Applying Modern Heuristics to Maximising NPV through This paper describes an innovative approach where evolutionary For each individual solution a geometrically correct extraction sequence is produced using a combination of graph theory techniques, user supplied constraints, if any, and user supplied economic.

Due to di culties in using analytical calculations, simulation based approaches are designed to compute the expected total energy consump-tion and total traversal time.

A genetic algorithm is integrated with simulation in order to nd the best control strategies on the railway network. In [3] a micro-macro approach is. Heuristics, problem-solving processes and mathematical modelling 12 Heuristics 12 Using heuristics as teaching tool 13 Problem-solving processes 14 Overcoming the difficulties learners face during problem-solving 16 Problem-solving in the real-world context RAPS: a rule-based language for specifying resource allocation and time-tabling problems IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol.

6, No. 5 Algorithmic characterizations of interval ordered hypergraphs and applicationsCited by: Discuss and distinguish between the two primary methods of thinking about problems: algorithms and heuristics. Then suppose that you are going grocery shopping and that you are looking for guava juice.

Give examples of both an algorithm and a heuristic procedure that you could use to search for guava juice.