The third international timetabling competition

Gerhard F. Post, Andrea Schaerf, Jeffrey H. Kingston, Luca Di Gaspero

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This paper is the organizers’ report on the Third International Timetabling Competition (ITC2011), run during 2011–2012 with the aim of raising the profile of automated high school timetabling. Its participants tackled 35 instances of the high school timetabling problem, taken from schools in 10 countries. The paper describes the data model used, the competition, and the results.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-75
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of operations research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016


  • International timetabling competition
  • High school timetabling


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