MODEL AND ALGORITHMS OF THE FUZZY THREE-DIMENSIONAL AXIAL ASSIGNMENT PROBLEM WITH AN ADDITIONAL CONSTRAINT

Chi-Jen Lin, K T Ma

Abstract


This study constructs a practical fuzzy three-dimensional axial assignment model, and proposes two efficient algorithms to solve the model. In our case, the model is applied to team performance management in a company to promote the performance of all members in a team. Two algorithms, namely the index-based branch and bound (B&B) algorithm and the f-g trade-off algorithm, which is a hybrid of the trade-off and B&B concepts, are proposed. A numerical example is presented to illustrate these two algorithms. The computational results show that the proposed algorithms are sufficiently efficient and accurate. Two special cases are also discussed.

Keywords


assignment problem; branch and bound; tradeoff algorithm

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7166/26-3-802

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