Metaheuristics in the Service Industry

Most developed economics show the tendency of an increasing importance of modern services such as tourism, logistical services, finance, and others. In many cases, complex optimization problems can be found in this context, and the successful operation of modern services often depends on the ability...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Geiger, Martin Josef (Editor), Habenicht, Walter (Editor), Sevaux, Marc (Editor), Sörensen, Kenneth (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009, 2009
Edition:1st ed. 2009
Series:Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • A Bicriteria Traveling Salesman Problem with Sequence Priorities
  • Metaheuristics for Tourist Trip Planning
  • Solving Fuzzy Multi-Item Economic Order Quantity Problems via Fuzzy Ranking Functions and Particle Swarm Optimization
  • Fixed and Variable Toll Pricing in Road Networks with Direct Search Meta-Heuristics
  • Scatter Search for locating a treatment plant and the necessary transfer centers in a reverse network
  • Variable Neighbourhood Descent for Planning Crane Operations in a Train Terminal
  • Design and Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms for the No-wait Flow-shop Scheduling Problem
  • Metaheuristics for the Index Tracking Problem
  • A Hybrid Algorithm for Vehicle Routing of Less-Than-Truckload Carriers