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This is a large industrial project between Nobina AB in Sweden and SINTEF Optimisation. The project focuses on building a personnel scheduling engine - SkiftOpt - that matches bus drivers to shifts. The engine creates a work schedule for personnel by matching bus drivers to shifts for a given planning horizon while considering skills, competence, fairness, laws, regulations, as well as the bus drivers' preferences. The output is a schedule of the working hours for the drivers. In 2016, the new system with the SkiftOpt engine inside was rolled out in Sweden. In 2017, the plan is to roll out the engine in Denmark and Finland.

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2009 - 2016