A P-CENTER RELIABLE FACILITY LOCATION PROBLEM WITH A LIMITED SERVICE CAPACITY
Masoumeh Taslimi, Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam
In most cases, facility location decisions are highly expensive to change and managers usually prefer to prevent failures to occur or at least reduce the number of disruptions. A large number of researches are done on reliable facility location models during the last decade. This paper presents a developed model based on a reliable fixed-charge facility location problem, which is closer to real world problems, such as locating emergency systems. The proposed model is a conflicting bi-objective NP-hard problem that minimizes the maximum transportation cost and fixed cost simultaneously. In order to evaluate the verification of the model, a set of computational experiments are performed by LINGO 8.0.
Lecture Notes in Management Science (2011) Vol. 3: 397-404
3rd International Conference on Applied Operational Research, Proceedings
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ISSN 2008-0050 (Print)
ISSN 1927-0097 (Online)
· Model Assumptions and Notations
· Problem formulation and properties
· Computational Experiments