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Our COLA project Optimisation model concerns cyclic scheduling (an object is to be built every constant X amount of time) using cumul functions. Today we need to create intervals for every object to be build in order to calculate cumul functions for the entire schedule: the fact that the first-object schedule repeats itself cannot be taken into account. Therfore, it would be great to be able to build a cumul function from another one by shifting it by temporarily by a X constant. This feature would allow us to build a cumul function only for the first object, and then simply deduce the cumul for other objects using this new feature.
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