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Table 1:
Terminals: Dispatching rules.
Terminal NodesTerminal Nodes
AcronymDescriptionMnemonicDescription
JAPT Average Job Processing Time MPTR Machine Processing Time Remaining (not including the operation) 
JATC Job Apparent Tardiness Cost var = 0.35 MPTSF Machine Processing Time So Far (not including idle) 
JDD Job Due Date MTPT Machine Total Processing Time (sum of all operations to be scheduled) 
JEFrom Arkin 1991  OpEST Operation Earliest Schedule Time 
JPTSF Job Processing Time So Far OpFCFS Operation First Come First served 
JRPTI Job Remaining Processing Time (including this op) OpNPT Next operation in the job’s processing time (or 0 if last op in job) 
JRPT Job Remaining Processing Time (NOT including this op) OpNRO Number of Remaining Operations 
JS Job Slack Time OpPPT Previous operation from the job’s processing time (or 0 if first op in job) 
JTPT Job Total Processing Time OpPT Operation Processing Time 
JWPT Job Weighted Processing Time OpWPT Weighted Processing Time 
JW Job Weight OpRT Random Operation 
JAD Job Arrival Date INT Random Integer Value 
MIT machine idle time (so far) REAL Random double between 0 and 1 
MLFT Machine Last Op Finish Time   
MPTRI Machine Processing Time Remaining (inclusive of the operation)   
Terminal NodesTerminal Nodes
AcronymDescriptionMnemonicDescription
JAPT Average Job Processing Time MPTR Machine Processing Time Remaining (not including the operation) 
JATC Job Apparent Tardiness Cost var = 0.35 MPTSF Machine Processing Time So Far (not including idle) 
JDD Job Due Date MTPT Machine Total Processing Time (sum of all operations to be scheduled) 
JEFrom Arkin 1991  OpEST Operation Earliest Schedule Time 
JPTSF Job Processing Time So Far OpFCFS Operation First Come First served 
JRPTI Job Remaining Processing Time (including this op) OpNPT Next operation in the job’s processing time (or 0 if last op in job) 
JRPT Job Remaining Processing Time (NOT including this op) OpNRO Number of Remaining Operations 
JS Job Slack Time OpPPT Previous operation from the job’s processing time (or 0 if first op in job) 
JTPT Job Total Processing Time OpPT Operation Processing Time 
JWPT Job Weighted Processing Time OpWPT Weighted Processing Time 
JW Job Weight OpRT Random Operation 
JAD Job Arrival Date INT Random Integer Value 
MIT machine idle time (so far) REAL Random double between 0 and 1 
MLFT Machine Last Op Finish Time   
MPTRI Machine Processing Time Remaining (inclusive of the operation)   
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