Advances in Operations Research / 2018 / Article / Tab 16

Review Article

An Assignment Problem and Its Application in Education Domain: A Review and Potential Path

Table 16

The hard and soft constraints within the SAP.

Constraint typeDescriptionsReference (s)

Hard constraints(i) Classroom capacity.Frimpong and Owusu [112]; Constantino [113]; Bagger et al. [114]; Navuduri [115]
(ii) Room’s availability at different time of the day and room request.Gosselin and Truchon [116]

Soft constraints(i) Events from the same course occurring the same day must be allocated as close to each other as possible with respect to their geographical location.Bagger et al. [114]
(ii) If an event is split into multiple rooms, these must also be as close to each other as possible in the geographical sense

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