Approximate Solutions for the Projects Revenues Assignment Problem

Mahdi Jemmali


The aim of this research work is to find algorithms solving an NP-hard problem by elaborating several heuristics. This problem is to find an appropriate schedule to assign different projects, which will be expected to generate fixed revenues, to several cities. For this work, we assume that all cities have the same socio-economic and strategic characteristics. The problem is as follow. Given a set of projects which represented by its expected revenues. The objective is to distribute on several cities all projects with a minimum expected revenues gap between cities. Thus, our objective is to minimize the expected revenue gap. The suitable assignment is searching equity between cities. In this paper, we formulate mathematically the studied problem to find an approximate solutions and apply some methods to search resolution of the studied problem.


Scheduling; Approximate solution; Heuristic; Optimization; Mathematic model

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