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The Crew Scheduling Problem

In a typical crew scheduling problem, a set of trips has to be assigned to some available crews. The goal is to assign a subset of the trips to each crew in such a way that no trip is left unassigned. As usual, not every possible assignment is allowed since a number of constraints must be observed. Additionally, a cost function has to be minimized.

 


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