Scheduling
1. Applying flexible job shop scheduling in patients management to optimize processing time in hospitals.

N. MD. Sarfaraj; Md. L. R. Lingkon; N. Zahan

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 46-55

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/riej.2021.260145.1158

Abstract
  The continuous growth of the population causes an increased demand for our healthcare services. Insufficient hospitals face challenges to serve the patient within a preferable duration. Long lines in front of counters increase the processing time of a patient. From the entry to the completion, plenty ...  Read More

Scheduling
2. A mathematical model for integrated operating room and surgical member scheduling considering lunch break

M. Hamid; R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam; B. Vahedi-Nouri; H. Arbabi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2020, , Pages 304-312

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/riej.2021.263608.1175

Abstract
  Operating rooms (ORs) are among the most influential departments of a hospital that a major portion of its expenditures and revenues originate from it. Due to the limited resources and the presence of different stockholders, effective management, and the optimal planning of this department are challenging. ...  Read More

Scheduling
3. Development of a doctor scheduling system: a constraint satisfaction and penalty minimisation scheduling model

T. Chawasemerwa; I. W. Taifa; D. Hartmann

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 396-422

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/riej.2018.160257.1068

Abstract
  Doctor scheduling is a complex, costly and time-consuming exercise. This study develops a constraint satisfaction and penalty minimisation scheduling model for meeting ‘hard constraints’ and minimises the cost of violating ‘soft constraints’, i.e. the user inputs, the total number ...  Read More

Scheduling
4. Modeling and Scheduling University Course Timetabling Problems

B. Naderi

Volume 5, 1(4) , November 2016, , Pages 1-15

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/riej.2017.49167

Abstract
  This paper considers the problem of university course timetabling. In this problem, there are a set of courses, lecturers and classrooms. The objective is to assign schedule courses so as to maximize the total preference of lecturer-course, lecturer-day and course-day. The paper first formulates the ...  Read More