Course Scheduling of Undergraduate Study Program of Mathematics Universitas Padjadjaran Case Using Graph Coloring with Modified Algorithm

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International Journal of Mathematics Trends and Technology (IJMTT)
 
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Volume-68 Issue-1
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Ugi Abdul Muchyi Sunanto, Herlina Napitupulu, Ema Carnia, Asep Kuswandi Supriatna
  10.14445/22315373/IJMTT-V68I1P507

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MLA Style: Ugi Abdul Muchyi Sunanto, Herlina Napitupulu, Ema Carnia, Asep Kuswandi Supriatna. "Course Scheduling of Undergraduate Study Program of Mathematics Universitas Padjadjaran Case Using Graph Coloring with Modified Algorithm" International Journal of Mathematics Trends and Technology 68.1 (2022):61-69. 

APA Style: Ugi Abdul Muchyi Sunanto, Herlina Napitupulu, Ema Carnia, Asep Kuswandi Supriatna(2022). Course Scheduling of Undergraduate Study Program of Mathematics Universitas Padjadjaran Case Using Graph Coloring with Modified Algorithm  International Journal of Mathematics Trends and Technology, 68(1), 61-69.

Abstract
Course scheduling problems is the most routine problems faced by academic institutions in every new semester. Scheduling is done by taking into resources such as students, lecturers, courses, and rooms whose purpose is to avoid conflicts by satisfying various preferential constraints. The presence of the various resources leads to difficulty in generating a schedule in a limited period. Room is assumed as zoom meeting accounts so that they are not limited by capacity. Graph coloring is one decent method to deal with a timetable scheduling problem. In this work, graph vertex coloring is applied for generating the schedule from the given data of Undergraduate Study Program of Mathematics, Universitas Padjadjaran. The scheduling problem is divided into a common case and a special case which has additional constraints on the special case. The scheduling problem is solved by the combination and modification of Bania-Duarah and Greedy algorithm. The workflow is initiated by constructing a graph and its matrix adjacency then the workflow completed by Greedy algorithm on the coloring phase. The main results from this work are a modified Python program for scheduling problems and the schedule of both cases. This work provides an alternative solution to the scheduling problem by using the concept of graph theory applying graph coloring for similar cases.

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Keywords : Scheduling, Timetable, Graph Coloring, Greedy, Bania-Duarah.