Tardiness


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Tardiness

Dagwood
comic strip character; chronically late at the office. [Comics: “Blondie” in Horn, 118]
ten o’clock scholar
schoolboy who habitually arrives late. [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 378]
White Rabbit
pocket watch-carrying rabbit. [Br. Lit.: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]
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In this study, a branch and bound (B&B) algorithm is presented for the two-stage assembly-type flowshop scheduling problem with the objective of minimizing the total tardiness.
If the values of mean tardiness obtained by using the selective rerouting and all rerouting are [T.
The simulation results showed the superiority of the FPR over traditional rules in mean flow time and mean tardiness.
To create there supposed questions of which the whole functions are at present zero time and the processing time of the works have been created randomly from the event distribution of U [10, 20] and tardiness penalty is created randomly between 3 till 8 and then multiplied by tardiness rate.
In the stipulation, "Judge Singbush admitted that (1) 'since his election in 1991, [he] has been habitually tardy for hearings, first appearances, and trials for which he was the presiding judge'; (2) 'when tardy, [he] was often tardy for more than 15 minutes'; (3) '[his] tardiness inconveniences and economically burdens lawyers, litigants, and the judicial system'; [and] (4) 'the majority of the times [he] was late to [c]ourt were without good cause .
Tardiness equals the amount by which a job's completion time exceeds its due date.
A few people have lucked out all their lives and never really suffered a serious consequence of their tardiness.
Mayor Hasan Jaber of Hay Bayad blamed the electricity company in Nabatiyeh for the consequences of their tardiness in replacing the generator.
Anyway the arrive-on-time thing is certainly not true of Kipp; since the recession began we have resolutely maintained the tardiness for which we have become famous, strolling into the office in t-shirt and flip flops whenever we choose, a nonchalant air about us (you can get away with anything if you're nonchalant enough).
Researches in single machine scheduling with earliness and tardiness penalties became one of the major areas of interest in scheduling theory (Ying, 2008), (Linet al.
One in three employees cite traffic for tardiness, while one in four blame a lack of sleep.
Turn to page 5 andwe find it''s not the fault of the minister but the tardiness of the various Merseyside councils and Merseytravel in meeting the deadline.