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Industrial insights into lot sizing and schedulingmodeling

Almada-Lobo, Bernardo; Clark, Alistair; Guimar�es, Lu�s; Figueira, Gon�alo; Amorim, Pedro

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Bernardo Almada-Lobo

Alistair Clark

Lu�s Guimar�es

Gon�alo Figueira

Pedro Amorim


© 2015 Brazilian Operations Research Society. Lot sizing and scheduling by mixed integer programming has been a hot research topic inthe last 20 years. Researchers have been trying to develop stronger formulations, as well as to incorporatereal-world requirements from different applications. This paper illustrates some of these requirements anddemonstrates how small- and big-bucket models have been adapted and extended. Motivation comes fromdifferent industries, especially from process and fast-moving consumer goods industries.


Almada-Lobo, B., Clark, A., Guimarães, L., Figueira, G., & Amorim, P. (2015). Industrial insights into lot sizing and schedulingmodeling. Pesquisa Operacional, 35(3), 439-464.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Nov 30, 2015
Publication Date Sep 1, 2015
Deposit Date Apr 1, 2016
Publicly Available Date Apr 1, 2016
Journal Pesquisa Operacional
Print ISSN 0101-7438
Electronic ISSN 1678-5142
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 35
Issue 3
Pages 439-464
Keywords lot sizing and scheduling, mixed integer programming, industrial applications, real-world
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