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|Title:||Automated timetabling using an object-oriented scheduler|
|Authors:||Gunadhi, H. |
|Citation:||Gunadhi, H., Anand, V.J., Yong, Y.W. (1996). Automated timetabling using an object-oriented scheduler. Expert Systems with Applications 10 (2) : 243-256. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/0957-4174(95)00050-X|
|Abstract:||The timetabling problem has traditionally been treated as a mathematical optimization, heuristic, or human-machine interactive problem. These approaches tend to suffer from lack of flexibility, computational intractability, and poor results. We introduce an automated timetabler that combines data, model and knowledge-bases, developed using object-oriented methodology. The inclusion of expert knowledge allows for solutions that fit the problem context better, while the use of a database enables a more flexible and maintainable system. The object-oriented paradigm allows for a more efficient design and code implementation of scheduling procedures. Results have been promising as the system has automatically scheduled over 2000 students and instructors into more than 300 classes.|
|Source Title:||Expert Systems with Applications|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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