Shift Scheduling Benchmark Data Sets

How to Verify New Solutions for Retail Staff Scheduling Instances

New solutions can be verified using RosterViewer, which is freely available for download.
To verify a solution it must be converted to the solution XML format. See an example XML solution file. Note that it is important to set the correct path to the problem file in the ProblemFile tag.
Open the XML solution file in RosterViewer and it should look similar to:
RosterViewer with retail instance shown
The bottom right corner displays the total penalty.
We will also verify any new solutions if you wish to email them to us (see contact).