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Network hub location problems: The state of the art

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  • Alumur, Sibel
  • Kara, Bahar Y.
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    Hubs are special facilities that serve as switching, transshipment and sorting points in many-to-many distribution systems. The hub location problem is concerned with locating hub facilities and allocating demand nodes to hubs in order to route the traffic between origin-destination pairs. In this paper we classify and survey network hub location models. We also include some recent trends on hub location and provide a synthesis of the literature.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Operational Research.

    Volume (Year): 190 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 1 (October)
    Pages: 1-21

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:190:y:2008:i:1:p:1-21

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