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dc.contributor.authorDomenech Léga, Bruno
dc.contributor.authorLusa García, Amaia
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Organització d'Empreses
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-17T10:38:07Z
dc.date.available2019-03-16T01:30:22Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.citationDomenech, B., Lusa, A. A MILP model for the teacher assignment problem considering teachers’ preferences. "European journal of operational research", 2016, vol. 249, núm. 3, p. 1153-1160.
dc.identifier.issn0377-2217
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/80846
dc.description.abstractThe Teacher Assignment Problem is part of the University Timetabling Problem and involves assigning teachers to courses, taking their preferences into consideration. This is a complex problem, usually solved by means of heuristic algorithms. In this paper a Mixed Integer Linear Programing model is developed to balance teachers’ teaching load (first optimization criterion), while maximizing teachers’ preferences for courses according to their category (second optimization criterion). The model is used to solve the teachers-courses assignment in the Department of Management at the School of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona, in the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Results are discussed regarding the importance given to the optimization criteria. Moreover, to test the model's performance a computational experiment is carried out using randomly generated instances based on real patterns. Results show that the model is proven to be suitable for many situations (number of teachers-courses and weight of the criteria), being useful for departments with similar requests.
dc.format.extent8 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Economia i organització d'empreses
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Ensenyament i aprenentatge
dc.subject.lcshHeuristic algorithms.
dc.subject.lcshLinear programming
dc.subject.lcshCollege teachers
dc.subject.otherTimetabling
dc.subject.otherLinear programming
dc.subject.otherTeacher assignment problem
dc.subject.otherMILP model
dc.titleA MILP model for the teacher assignment problem considering teachers’ preferences
dc.typeArticle
dc.subject.lemacOrganització del treball
dc.subject.lemacTemps -- Organització
dc.subject.lemacProgramació heurística
dc.subject.lemacEnsenyament universitari
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. EOLI - Enginyeria d'Organització i Logística Industrial
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.ejor.2015.08.057
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0377221715008139
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
local.identifier.drac17365200
dc.description.versionPostprint (author's final draft)
local.citation.authorDomenech, B.; Lusa, A.
local.citation.publicationNameEuropean journal of operational research
local.citation.volume249
local.citation.number3
local.citation.startingPage1153
local.citation.endingPage1160


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