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Nurse rostering problems – a bibliographic survey. (English) Zbl 1045.90027
Summary: Hospitals need to repeatedly produce duty rosters for its nursing staff. The good scheduling of nurses has impact on the quality of health care, the recruitment of nurses, the development of budgets and other nursing functions. The nurse rostering problem (NRP) has been the subject of much study. This paper presents a brief overview, in the form of a bibliographic survey, of the many models and methodologies available to solve the NRP.

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90B35 Deterministic scheduling theory in operations research
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