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Optimization of a tour in a distribution network


  • Catalin-Gabriel Chirea

    (University of Polytechnics – FILS (German), Bucharest)

  • Gabriel Bazacliu

    (University of Polytechnics – FILS (German), Bucharest)


The Traveling Salesman Problem can be found in many practical situations, from the distribution of goods, mail delivery or planning of routes for customer service to the design of best ring topology that will connect computers

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  • Catalin-Gabriel Chirea & Gabriel Bazacliu, 2012. "Optimization of a tour in a distribution network," Review of Applied Socio-Economic Research, Pro Global Science Association, vol. 4(2), pages 49-56, Decembre.
  • Handle: RePEc:rse:wpaper:v:4:y:2012:i:2:p:49-56

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    1. Domschke, Wolfgang, 1997. "Logistik: Rundreisen und Touren. 4. Aufl," Publications of Darmstadt Technical University, Institute for Business Studies (BWL) 8162, Darmstadt Technical University, Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law, Institute for Business Studies (BWL).
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    traveling salesman problem; heuristic methods; optimization techniques.;

    JEL classification:

    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis


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