Indian University Technology Database

Information and Communication Technology

Software for Facility Layout Optimization using Genetic Algorithm
Ref No:JAAx01/015
Sub Class: Application Software and Web Solutions
Technology Outcome: Product
Development Status: Idea
IPR Status: Not Patented
Technology Description: This software package has been developed for facility layout design/optimization of job shops using genetic algorithm. Genetic algorithm is efficient and arrives at Global Optima unlike others, which reach only Local Optima, and minimizes the materials handling cost. Industrial Engineers can use this development effectively for developing Optimal Layouts for the Job Shops in their organizations. It can also be used as a learning tool in management courses for facility layout design.
Technology owner: R & D institute
Suggested transfer means: Know How
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Source: Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (Deemed University)