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Discrete-event simulation to reduce waiting time in accident and emergency departments: a case study in a district general clinic
(Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 2017)
Waiting time is a crucial performance metric in A&E departments. In this regard, longer waiting times are related to low patient satisfaction, high mortality rates and more severe physical health complications. To analyze ...
Strategic hybrid approach for selecting suppliers of high-density polyethylene
(Journal of MultiCriteria Decision Analysis, 2017)
Supplier selection is an important process for companies in the plastic sector due to its influence on firm performance and competitiveness. For a proper selection, a number of criteria from different aspects need to be ...
Using discrete-event-simulation for improving operational efficiency in laboratories: a case study in pharmaceutical industry
(Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2018)
Just-in-time delivery has become a key aspect of pharmaceutical industry when loyalizing customers and competing internationally. Additionally, prolonged lead times may lead to increased work-in-process inventory, penalties ...
Solving flexible job-shop scheduling problem with transfer batches, setup times and multiple resources in apparel industry
Apparel industry is characterized by the presence of flexible job-shop systems that have been structured to manufacture a wide range of customized products. However, Flexible Job-shop Scheduling is really chal-lenging and ...