Scheduling method and apparatus

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5233533
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07452811

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Scheduling software provides date and time allocation of resources to a sequence of processes for manufacturing a desired item. Scheduling is performed by a backward-forward method and alternatively by an backward-jump forward method to meet a requested due date. Resources are dynamically allocated to satisfy processes according to pre-established rules for allocation. Also resources are allocated in certain amounts or in a predetermined pattern to minimize waste or left over amounts of the resource. To allocate certain resources, purchase or production of the resource is scheduled first.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
Symmetrix, Inc.TUCSON, AZ0

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bennett, George B Brookline, MA 3 157
Davis, Stewart A Andover, MA 3 163
Edstrom, Nils O Dover, MA 1 146
Kibler, Tom R Groton, MA 2 186
Long, John P Tewksbury, MA 10 210
Neal, John B Charlestown, MA 1 146
Ries, Daniel R Belmont, MA 3 157
Simmons, Ronald V Arlington, MA 1 146

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