Accession Number : AD0612379

Title :   USE OF GENERALIZED ACTIVITY NETWORKS IN SCHEDULING,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Drezner,S. M. ; Pritsker,A. A. B.

Report Date : JAN 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The 'Generalized Activity Network' model is a technique which possesses all the communication benefits associated with the PERT type networks yet permits the analysis of more complex logical relationships and feedback loops. It is an analytical tool which, when used in conjunction with a technique which estimates activity times, appears to yield a feasible method for shortrange evaluations of a given resource configuration. In thosee cases where resource availability is not an active constraint the network approach provides a mechanism for evaluating alternative schedules.

Descriptors :   (*SCHEDULING, OPERATIONS RESEARCH), (*OPERATIONS RESEARCH, SCHEDULING), MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, NETWORKS, CHECKOUT PROCEDURES, FEEDBACK, PROBABILITY, ALGEBRA, TOPOLOGY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE