## Introduction to Operations Research, Volume 1-- This classic, field-defining text is the market leader in Operations Research -- and it's now updated and expanded to keep professionals a step ahead -- Features 25 new detailed, hands-on case studies added to the end of problem sections -- plus an expanded look at project planning and control with PERT/CPM -- A new, software-packed CD-ROM contains Excel files for examples in related chapters, numerous Excel templates, plus LINDO and LINGO files, along with MPL/CPLEX Software and MPL/CPLEX files, each showing worked-out examples |

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Scheduling Individual

Scheduling Individual

**Activities**The PERT / CPM scheduling procedure begins by addressing Question 4 : When can the ... Having no delays means that ( 1 ) the actual duration of each**activity**turns out to be the same as its estimated ...Page 481

Since an

Since an

**activity's**immediate successors cannot start until the**activity**finishes , this rule is saying that the**activity**must finish in time to enable all its immediate successors to begin by their latest start times .Page 498

Y ; = start time of

Y ; = start time of

**activity**j ( for j = B , C , ... , N ) , given the values of x ^ , XB ; XN ( No such variable is needed for**activity**A , since an**activity**that begins the project is automatically assigned a value of 0. ) ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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