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Solving the Capacitated Arc Routing Problem with Time Windows using Column Generation

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  • Johnson, Ellis L.

    (School of Industrial and Systems Engineering)

  • Wøhlk, Sanne


    (Department of Business Studies, Aarhus School of Business)

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    In this paper we consider the Capacitated Arc Routing Problem with Time windows. We suggest two algorithms for solving the problem to optimality and a heuristic for obtaining high quality solutions. To our knowledge this is the first paper to consider optimal solution of that problem.

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    Paper provided by University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Department of Business Studies in its series CORAL Working Papers with number L-2008-09.

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    Length: 19 pages
    Date of creation: 26 Jan 2009
    Handle: RePEc:hhb:aarbls:2008-009
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    1. George B. Dantzig & Philip Wolfe, 1960. "Decomposition Principle for Linear Programs," Operations Research, INFORMS, vol. 8(1), pages 101-111, February.
    2. Lloyd Clarke & Ellis Johnson & George Nemhauser & Zhongxi Zhu, 1997. "The aircraft rotation problem," Annals of Operations Research, Springer, vol. 69(0), pages 33-46, January.
    3. Cynthia Barnhart & Ellis L. Johnson & George L. Nemhauser & Martin W. P. Savelsbergh & Pamela H. Vance, 1998. "Branch-and-Price: Column Generation for Solving Huge Integer Programs," Operations Research, INFORMS, vol. 46(3), pages 316-329, June.
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