SILPAKORN UNIVERSITY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY JOURNAL, Vol 8, No 1 (2014)

Solving the Course - Classroom Assignment Problem for a University

Kanjana Thongsanit




Abstract


the assignment between classrooms and courses complicated. The scheduler always takes long time to
solve the problem. The purpose of the study is to develop mathematical model and design methods to solve
the problem. The assignment problem uses the information from the Faculty of Engineering and Industrial
Technology at Silpakorn University in the first semester, 2012. Excel’s Premium Solver is applied in this
study. It was found that Excel’s Premium Solver can solve this classroom allocation problem with the process
time in seconds. The total cost was reduced 27,920 baht / semester.

Key Words: Classroom timetable; Integer linear programming

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