Exam Timetabling Using Graph Colouring Approach

Hussin, B. and Basari, A. S. H. and Shibghatullah, A. S. and Asmai, S. A. (2011) Exam Timetabling Using Graph Colouring Approach. In: 2011 IEEE Conference on Open Systems, 25-28 Sept 2011, Langkawi, Malaysia.


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Timetabling at large covering many different types of problems which have their own unique characteristics. In education, the three most common academic timetabling problems are school timetable, university timetable and exam timetable. Exam timetable is crucial but difficult to be done manually due to the complexity of the problem. The main problem includes dual academic calendar, increasing student enrolments and limitations of resources. This study presents a solution method for exam timetable problem in centre for foundation studies and extension education (FOSEE), Multimedia University, Malaysia. The method of solution is a heuristic approach that include graph colouring, cluster heuristic and sequential heuristic.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Industrial Computing
Depositing User: Dr. Abd. Samad Hasan Basari
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2011 08:42
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 02:17
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/200
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