An optimization model to coordinate scheduling and controling in projects: case with instantaneous control constraints

Hazir, Öncü
Schmidt, Klaus Verner
Eryilmaz, Utkan
Today, many enterprises in different industries take part in various projects, and organizational performances depend more and more on project performances. In order to maximize performance, effective management of project functions is crucial. In this regard, we focus on scheduling and control functions and their relation. Characteristics of data sharing among them and possible integration strategies are theoretically investigated. A model base for a decision support framework that accounts for these interdependencies and supports managers is developed. To solve the formulated integrated project scheduling and control problem, a tabu search algorithm is combined with optimal control techniques. As a result, a project schedule as well as the means and timing of interventions are determined such that the project cost is minimized. The obtained results are supported by computational experiments. Integrated models and algorithms to be developed aim to fill an important theoretical gap in project management.
1st International Conference on Engineering and Applied Sciences Optimization, OPT-i ( 2014)


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Ö. Hazir, K. V. Schmidt, and U. Eryilmaz, “An optimization model to coordinate scheduling and controling in projects: case with instantaneous control constraints,” Kos Island, Greece, 2014, p. 2095, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: