A dynamic location problem with maximum decreasing capacities
In this paper a capacitated dynamic location problem with opening, closure and reopening of facilities is formulated and a primal-dual heuristic that can solve this problem is described. The problem formulated considers the situation where a facility is open (or reopens) with a certain maximum capacity that decreases as clients are assigned to that facility during its operating periods. This problem is NP-hard. Computational results are presented and discussed. Copyright Springer-Verlag 2008
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Volume (Year): 16 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
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