Scheduling Agents-Distributed Timetabling Problems Conference Paper uri icon


  • Abstract Many real-world Timetabling Problems are composed of organizational parts that need to timetable their staff in an independent way, while adhering to some global constraints. Later, the departmental timetables are combined to yield a coherent, consistent solution. This last phase involves negotiations with the various agents and requests for changes in their own solutions. Most of the real-world distributed timetabling problems that fall into this class have global constraints that involve many of the agents in the system …

publication date

  • August 21, 2002