SSCF activity: Student assignment problem

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 09:00

SSCF activity: Student assignment problem

On May 27, the Student Supply Chain Forum organized an activity together with Advitrae. This company provides semi-automatized scheduling applications. In total, four groups, consisting of both OML and IM students, participated in the activity. They had to solve a student assignment problem. Tom Avontuur, Robbe Cleassens and Joan Stip were able to formulate the problem as a Mixed Integer Program and were able to solve the problem (in 3 hours) close to optimality. As a consequence, they won the first prize. 

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  • Mass assembly
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