This article will describe one (of possible many) solutions for solving the Fisher & Thompson Job Shop Scheduling Problem. I will use the FT10 data set, which consists of 10 machines 10 jobs with 10 steps each Each job consists of many steps, that need to be processed in a […]

Solving Fisher Thompson FT10 with Optaplanner

This article will describe how to use Optaplanner for job shop scheduling, using automated Caipirinha manufacturing as an example. (By Christian „VisualBeo“ Horvat [CC BY-SA 2.0 de (], from Wikimedia Commons) Introduction The Problem Let’s assume you are running a high volume, fully automated Caipirinha bar. Making Caipirinha involves the […]

Caipirinha the Industry 4.0 way – Job Shop Scheduling with ...

Being a Java backend developer (primarily), I am struggling to keep pace with all those JavaScript frameworks for UI development. Also, I love staying in Java APIs and object models „as long as I can“ before turning to some additional frontend technology layer. There are a few options that meet […]

Statistical Process Control with ZK (ZKOSS)