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Professor Graham Kendall

Professor Graham Kendall is the Provost and CEO of The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC). He is also a Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Nottingham.

He is a Director of MyResearch Sdn Bhd, Crops for the Future Sdn Bhd. and Nottingham Green Technologies Sdn Bhd. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS) and a Fellow of the Operational Research Society (FORS).

He has published over 230 peer reviewed papers. He is an Associate Editor of 10 journals and the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions of Computational Intelligence and AI in Games.

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Bian, F; Burke, E.K; Jain, S; Kendall, G; Koole, G.M; Silva, J.D. L.; Mulder, J; Paelinck, M.C.E; Reeves, C; Rusdi, I and Suleman, M.O Measuring the Robustness of Airline Fleet Schedules. In Selected papers from the 1st International Conference on Multidisciplinary Scheduling: Theory and Applications, pages 381-392, Springer, 2005.

A previous version of this paper was presented at the MISTA 2003 conference


Abstract

Constructing good quality fleet schedules is essential for an airline to operate in an effective and efficient way in order to accomplish high levels of consumer satisfaction and to maximise profits. The robustness of an airline schedule is an indicative measure of how good the schedule is because a robust plan allows the airline to cope with the unexpected disturbances which normally occur on a daily basis. This paper describes a method to measure the robustness of schedules for aircraft fleet scheduling within KLM airlines. The method is based on the ‘Aircraft on Ground (ACOG)’ measure, it employs statistical methods (although alternative methods were also considered) and it is shown to provide a good estimation of the robustness of a given schedule.


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pages = {381--392},
title = {Measuring the Robustness of Airline Fleet Schedules},
publisher = {Springer},
year = {2005},
editor = {G. Kendall and E.K. Burke and S. Petrovic and M. Gendreau},
author = {F. Bian and E.K. Burke and S. Jain and G. Kendall and G.M. Koole and J.D. Landa Silva and J. Mulder and M.C.E. Paelinck and C. Reeves and I. Rusdi and M.O. Suleman},
note = {A previous version of this paper was presented at the MISTA 2003 conference},
abstract = {Constructing good quality fleet schedules is essential for an airline to operate in an effective and efficient way in order to accomplish high levels of consumer satisfaction and to maximise profits. The robustness of an airline schedule is an indicative measure of how good the schedule is because a robust plan allows the airline to cope with the unexpected disturbances which normally occur on a daily basis. This paper describes a method to measure the robustness of schedules for aircraft fleet scheduling within KLM airlines. The method is based on the ‘Aircraft on Ground (ACOG)’ measure, it employs statistical methods (although alternative methods were also considered) and it is shown to provide a good estimation of the robustness of a given schedule.},
booktitle = {Selected papers from MISTA 2003},
keywords = {aircraft, scheduling, robustness},
owner = {gxk},
timestamp = {2007.03.29},
url = {http://www.springerlink.com/content/978-0-387-25266-7},
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