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A multi-start local search algorithm for the vehicle routing problem with time windows


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  • Braysy, Olli
  • Hasle, Geir
  • Dullaert, Wout
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Operational Research.

    Volume (Year): 159 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 3 (December)
    Pages: 586-605

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:159:y:2004:i:3:p:586-605

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    1. César Rego, 1998. "A Subpath Ejection Method for the Vehicle Routing Problem," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 44(10), pages 1447-1459, October.
    2. Potvin, Jean-Yves & Rousseau, Jean-Marc, 1993. "A parallel route building algorithm for the vehicle routing and scheduling problem with time windows," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 66(3), pages 331-340, May.
    3. Li, Haibing & Lim, Andrew, 2003. "Local search with annealing-like restarts to solve the VRPTW," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 150(1), pages 115-127, October.
    4. Liu, Fuh-Hwa Franklin & Shen, Sheng-Yuan, 1999. "A route-neighborhood-based metaheuristic for vehicle routing problem with time windows," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 118(3), pages 485-504, November.
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    1. Vicky Mak & Andreas Ernst, 2007. "New cutting-planes for the time- and/or precedence-constrained ATSP and directed VRP," Computational Statistics, Springer, vol. 66(1), pages 69-98, August.
    2. Martí, Rafael & Resende, Mauricio G.C. & Ribeiro, Celso C., 2013. "Multi-start methods for combinatorial optimization," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 226(1), pages 1-8.
    3. Cruijssen, F.C.A.M. & Braysy, O. & Dullaert, W. & Fleuren, H.A. & Salomon, M., 2006. "Joint Route Planning under Varying Market Conditions," Discussion Paper 2006-49, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.


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