Facility Location: A Survey of Applications and Methods / Edition 1

Facility Location: A Survey of Applications and Methods / Edition 1

by Zvi Drezner
     
 

Facility location is concerned with the siting of one or more facitlies in a way that optimizes certain objectives such as minimizing transportation costs, providing equitable service to customers, maximizing market share captured, or minimizing the time taken to deliver emergency services. See more details below

Overview

Facility location is concerned with the siting of one or more facitlies in a way that optimizes certain objectives such as minimizing transportation costs, providing equitable service to customers, maximizing market share captured, or minimizing the time taken to deliver emergency services.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387945453
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
09/11/1995
Series:
Springer Series in Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Edition description:
1995
Pages:
572
Product dimensions:
1.31(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Book Overview1
1Estimating Distances9
2Replacing Discrete Demand with Continuous Demand33
3Global Optimization in Location43
4Inferred Ideal Weights for Multiple Facilities69
5Conjugate Duality in Facility Location89
6Using Voronoi Diagrams103
7Location with Market Externalities121
8Objectives in Location Problems151
9Distribution System Design181
10Siting Emergency Services199
11Continuous Location Problems225
12Global Manufacturing Strategy263
13Competitive Facility Location in the Plane285
14Multifacility Retail Networks301
15Economic Models of Firm Location331
16Competitive Location in Discrete Space367
17Flow-Interception Problems389
18Location-Routing Problems with Uncertainty427
19Location, Routing and the Environment453
20Hazardous Materials Logistics467
References507

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