Decision support systems for university timetabling

Southwell, Ellen Mary (1991) Decision support systems for university timetabling. Coursework Master thesis, Victoria University of Technology.


Decision support systems developed for examination and class timetabling at Footscray Institute of Technology are described, and the organisational and human factors behind computerised timetabling are discussed. An original and practical method using graph theory produces from current enrolments, examination schedules which are clash-free to students and acceptable to staff. Simple data base methods are provided for class and room scheduling and recording.

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Master of Applied Science

Item type Thesis (Coursework Master thesis)
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1301 Education Systems
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
Historical > FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
Keywords Scheduling (Management), Data processing, Universities, Decision support systems, timetabling
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