Appointment Scheduling for Medical Diagnostic Centers considering Time-sensitive Pharmaceuticals: A Dynamic Robust Optimization Approach

This paper studies optimal criteria for the appointment scheduling of outpatients in a medical imaging center. The main goal of this study is to coordinate the assignments of radiopharmaceuticals and the scheduling of outpatients on imaging scanners. We study a special case of a molecular imaging center that offers services for various diagnostic procedures for … Read more

Minimizing Total Earliness and Tardiness with Periodically Supplied Non-renewable Resource Profiles

We consider a special class of resource-constrained single machine scheduling problems. In the classical scheduling context, resource types are classi ed into renewable and non-renewable; however, a large variety of real-world problems may not fit into one of these classes, e.g., labor regulations in project scheduling, budget allocation to different phases of a construction project, and … Read more