The focus of this independent study is to explain the nurse scheduling problem (NSP) and use it as a basis to create an automated scheduling program. The nurse scheduling problem is an operational research problem that sets to find an optimal hospital schedule that fulfills the needs of the hospital and the personal requests of the nurses. The majority of solutions for the nurse scheduling problem are often designed within a hospital setting. The objective of this independent study is to use the solutions of the nurse scheduling problem to develop an automated scheduling program for the College of Wooster student population.


Montelione, Thomas


Computer Science; Mathematics


Operational Research | Other Computer Engineering

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Degree Granted

Bachelor of Arts

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Senior Independent Study Thesis Exemplar


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