In this paper, we use a graphical and mathematical modeling tool - Colored-Timed Petri Nets (CTPN) to model the testing flow in the wafer probe center. With this CTPN model, we can simulate the production processes, and keep track of the equipment status and the lot conditions efficiently and precisely. In the dispatching phase, we present the lot-based and the equipment-based selection schemes. Each of these two schemes has its own advantages, but also some drawbacks. Therefore, we propose a new approach - Pair Generation Mechanism and Adaptive Lot/Equipment Matching Strategy, which can promise a dispatching strategy that can be more optimal in the sense that both the lot-based and equipment-based viewpoints will be taken into account simultaneously. In this paper, we further adopt an efficient algorithm - Auction Algorithm to help us to find out the optimal solution to the internally generated lot/equipment matching problem. Besides, some adaptive factors will also be applied in. At last in the scheduling phase, we apply the genetic algorithm (GA) based approach to obtain a near-optimal solution to our scheduling problem. From our experiment results, the developed CTPN based Genetic Algorithm will yield a more efficient solution than several other schedulers.
|頁（從 - 到）||3125-3130|
|期刊||Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation|
|出版狀態||已發佈 - 2004 七月 5|
|事件||Proceedings- 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation - New Orleans, LA, 美国|
持續時間: 2004 四月 26 → 2004 五月 1
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