Accession Number : AD0725476

Title :   Assembly Line Balancing Using Best Bud Search.

Descriptive Note : Scientific rept.,

Corporate Author : GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON D C PROGRAM IN LOGISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Nevins,Arthur J.

Report Date : 06 MAY 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : A general purpose heuristic program (which has been applied to deductive question-answering and theorem proving) has now been applied to the problem of balancing assembly lines. The results indicate that the program is quite effective in its role as an assembly line balancer. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OPERATIONS RESEARCH, PRODUCTION CONTROL), SEARCH THEORY, SEQUENCES(MATHEMATICS), DECISION MAKING, SET THEORY, MATHEMATICAL MODELS

Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE