Complexity 2020:1-12 (2020)

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Na Zhang
Leiden University
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For the product R&D process, it is a challenge to effectively and reasonably assign tasks and estimate their execution time. This paper develops a method system for efficient task assignment in product R&D. The method system consists of three components: similar tasks identification, tasks’ execution time calculation, and task assignment model. The similar tasks identification component entails the retrieval of a similar task model to identify similar tasks. From the knowledge-based view, the tasks’ execution time calculation component uses the BP neural network to predict tasks’ execution time according to the previous similar tasks and the Task–Knowledge–Person network. When constructing the BP neural network, the satisfaction degree of knowledge and the execution time are set as the input and output, respectively. Considering the uncertain factors associated with the whole R&D process, the task assignment model component serves as a robust optimization model to assign tasks. Then, an improved genetic algorithm is developed to solve the task assignment model. Finally, the results of numerical experiment are reported to validate the effectiveness of the proposed methods.
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DOI 10.1155/2020/3543782
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