Scheduling with uncertain resources: Representation and utility function

Ulas Bardak, Eugene Fink, and Jaime G. Carbonell

In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 1486-1492, 2006.


We describe the representation of uncertain knowledge in a conference-scheduling system, which may include incomplete information about available resources, conference events, and scheduling constraints. We then explain the use of this incomplete knowledge in the evaluation of schedule quality.