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Analysis of the planning and scheduling functionality in APS systems
Author(s): Kenn Steger-Jensen; Hans-Henrik Hvolby
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Paper Abstract

The paper discusses the basic functionality of planning and scheduling in Advanced Planning and Scheduling systems (APS). Three basic planning options - unconstrained planning, constrained planning and optimization are analyzed by use of theory and examples based on test of an APS system. Even though the planning functionality are radically improved compared to MRP and MRP II, the balance between the objectives are found to be too rigid. This conclusion is based on a number of examples, comparing the outcome of different objectives such as constraints based planning versus optimized planning.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4566, Internet-based Enterprise Integration and Management, (1 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.443133
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Kenn Steger-Jensen, Aalborg Univ. (Denmark)
Hans-Henrik Hvolby, Aalborg Univ. (Denmark)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4566:
Internet-based Enterprise Integration and Management
Angappa Gunasekaran; Yahaya Y. Yusuf, Editor(s)

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