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The traveling salesman problem with pickup and delivery and first-in-first-out loading

Erdogan, Gunes, Cordeau, Jean-Francois and Laporte, Gilbert (2009) The traveling salesman problem with pickup and delivery and first-in-first-out loading Computers & Operations Research, 36, (6), pp. 1800-1808. (doi:10.1016/j.cor.2008.05.005).

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This paper addresses a variation of the traveling salesman problem with pickup and delivery in which loading and unloading operations have to be executed in a first-in-first-out fashion. It provides an integer programming formulation of the problem. It also describes five operators for improving a feasible solution, and two heuristics that utilize these operators: a probabilistic tabu search algorithm, and an iterated local search algorithm. The heuristics are evaluated on data adapted from TSPLIB instances

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Published date: June 2009
Additional Information: traveling salesman problem, pickup and delivery, first-in-first-out, integer programming, tabu search, iterated local search
Organisations: Centre of Excellence for International Banking, Finance & Accounting


Local EPrints ID: 204815
ISSN: 0305-0548
PURE UUID: 4c487e67-cfa9-47db-8cf2-214ef62d3ca3

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Date deposited: 02 Dec 2011 09:12
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:05

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Author: Gunes Erdogan
Author: Jean-Francois Cordeau
Author: Gilbert Laporte

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