Academic meeting scheduling using an antiferromagnetic Potts model

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Scheduling parallel sessions of an academic meeting is a complicated task. If each presentation is assigned to an appropriate session, an antiferromagnetic Potts model can be used for semi-automatic timetabling. The timetabling method proposed here is based on graph coloring and includes additional constraints to be considered in a practical situation. We examine the feasibility of semi-automatic timetabling in some practical examples.

Original languageEnglish
Article number075002
JournalJournal of the Physical Society of Japan
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jul 15


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