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From Managing Urban Freight to Smart City Logistics Networks [chapter]

Tolga Bektaş, Teodor Gabriel Crainic, Tom Van Woensel
2017 Series on Computers and Operations Research  
The focus is on the network design issues relative to the system structure and services.  ...  We then review contributions and identify some of the challenges that City Logistics raises, particularly for Operations Research and Transportation Science.  ...  Acknowledgments While working on this project, the second author was Adjunct Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Operations Research, Université de Montréal. Partial  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789813200012_0007 fatcat:vu3owh66qvevfdpqyfx3g34ebe

A Comprehensive State-of-the-Art Survey on the Transmission Network Expansion Planning Optimization Algorithms

nnachi gideon ude, Hamam Yskandar, richards coneth graham.
2019 IEEE Access  
INDEX TERMS Algorithm, hybrid, meta-heuristics, optimization techniques, power network expansion planning, power system, transmission network expansion.  ...  Several optimization algorithms for TNEP problems have been developed and applied over the past decades.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the Tshwane University of Technology Pretoria South Africa, for providing the required resources and conducive environment for the research.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2936682 fatcat:wk6wel7smfdibhs6uweipyqsjq

A Novel Solution Methodology For Transit Route Network Design Problem

Ghada Moussa, Mamoud Owais
2014 Zenodo  
Although the set of routes resulted from the methodology would stand alone as a final efficient solution for TrNDP, it could be used as an initial solution for meta-heuristic procedures to approach global  ...  Based on the presented methodology, a more robust network optimization tool would be produced for public transportation planning purposes.  ...  Planning, designing and management of public transportation are the key issues for offering a competitive mode that can compete with the private transportation [2] .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1091496 fatcat:bc3qwv6w2bfopnr4xchgr4snni

Mapping Socio-Technical Change in Mobility Regimes: The Case of Kolkata

Bipashyee Ghosh, Johan Schot
2018 Social Science Research Network  
In megacities like in Kolkata, India, public transportation is dominant, and actors are more concerned to improve and upgrade a variety of public transport regimes.  ...  In this paper, we develop a framework for such regime analysis and explore regime transformation as a pathway in between regime optimisation and regime transition pathways.  ...  We thank a number of colleagues at SPRU, the Editor and two anonymous reviewers of SPRU working paper series for their valuable comments to improve this paper.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3256363 fatcat:bzuzxfjpofftdlxd6qhltte5dm

Open-Source Network Optimization Software in the Open SDN/NFV Transport Ecosystem

Miquel Garrich, Francisco-Javier Moreno-Muro, Maria-Victoria Bueno Delgado, Pablo Pavon Marino
2019 Journal of Lightwave Technology  
Transport ecosystems that combine software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) are characterized by an unprecedented network control and resource dynamicity.  ...  Finally, we focus on the Net2Plan opensource network planning tool, a Java-based software that suitably embraces the multiple features required in the optimization of joint transport network and IT resource  ...  See standards/publications/rights/index.html for more information. transport networks: operation complexity is unmanageable with traditional manual approaches.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jlt.2018.2869242 fatcat:miimgey5vjckhbz3273ku7nfza

Transit network design and scheduling using genetic algorithm – a review

Amita Johar, S. S. Jain, P. K. Garg
2016 An International Journal of Optimization and Control: Theories & Applications  
To overcome these problems, most of the researchers have applied genetic algorithm for designing and scheduling of transit network.  ...  The aim of this paper is to summarize the findings of research concerning the application of genetic algorithm in transit network design and scheduling.  ...  [27] presented a methodology for solving the problem related to feeder bus network design using meta-heuristic (combination of GAs and Ant Colony Optimization (ACO)).  ... 
doi:10.11121/ijocta.01.2016.00258 fatcat:rmfliaii3vhi5p2zkmrlpy7jve

Designing and evaluating sustainable logistics networks

J. Quariguasi Frota Neto, J.M. Bloemhof-Ruwaard, J.A.E.E. van Nunen, E. van Heck
2008 International Journal of Production Economics  
AND KEYWORDS Abstract The objective in this paper is to shed light into the design of logistic networks balancing profit and the environment.  ...  More specifically we intend to i) determine the main factors influencing environmental performance and costs in logistic networks ii) present a comprehensive framework and mathematical formulation, based  ...  This is key information for Decision Makers in the private and public sectors.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2006.10.014 fatcat:k7mx53lh5jakpl2f3sm4nvehb4

Sea Container Terminals: New Technologies, OR Models, and Emerging Research Areas

Amir Hossein Gharehgozli, Debjit Roy, M. B. M. de Koster
2014 Social Science Research Network  
models for existing research areas, and (3) emerging areas in container terminal research.  ...  Due to a rapid growth in world trade and a huge increase in containerized goods, sea container terminals play a vital role in globe-spanning supply chains.  ...  Time window management Transportation as well as terminal operating costs Meta-heuristic, Genetic Algorithm Chen et al. (2013a) Time window management Truck waiting time, fuel consump- tion,  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2469175 fatcat:hfx2sb35drenborqwv5ayq63wa

Solving Management Problems in Water Distribution Networks: A Survey of Approaches and Mathematical Models

Oladipupo Bello, Adnan Abu-Mahfouz, Yskandar Hamam, Philip Page, Kazeem Adedeji, Olivier Piller
2019 Water  
Also, new directions for future research studies are suggested to enable water utility managers and researchers to improve the performance of water distribution networks.  ...  This paper presents a detailed review of the management problems and essential mathematical models that are used to address these problems at various phases of WDNs.  ...  Acknowledgments: This research work was supported by Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, South Africa.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w11030562 fatcat:xdrzv5j65vcdhdvq3iqtiqz4si

Trends in Models and Algorithms for Fleet Management

Maurizio Bielli, Alessandro Bielli, Riccardo Rossi
2011 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Fleet management represents a relevant activity at tactical and operational levels to be faced by private companies and public agencies devoted to passengers and freight transportation services.  ...  Indeed, in a typical large or medium-sized city, many private firms and public organizations operate fleets of vehicles of different types to cater to various needs of the population: emergency vehicles  ...  Introduction The management of fleets of different transport modes presents a relevant activity at tactical and operational levels to be faced by private companies and public agencies devoted to passengers  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.08.004 fatcat:7tgw664otbcobbqxlz2iirlehy

Design of a distribution network for the school lunch program

Ayyuce Aydemir-KARADAG, Department of Industrial Engineering, Cankaya University, Eskisehir Yolu 29. Km, Etimesgut, Ankara 06790, Turkey, Erol AKDERE, Department of Industrial Engineering, Cankaya University, Eskisehir Yolu 29. Km, Etimesgut, Ankara 06790, Turkey
2021 Maǧallaẗ al-abḥāṯ al-handasiyyaẗ  
Designing a distribution network for the program requires solving a location and routing problem.  ...  Besides economic and environmental factors, we optimize travel time in the network as perishable items are involved. A weighted sum approach is presented for different weights of objectives.  ...  The plans of Turkey on NSLP motivate us to design a distribution network for this program.  ... 
doi:10.36909/jer.12815 fatcat:ezgu46mu7ndz3jowvkbucu3cdq

A potential demand model for a multi-circulation feeder network design [article]

Saeed Sani, Mehdi Ghatee
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Purpose: To present a modified potential demand model for designing a multi-circulation feeder network.  ...  Feeder bus service fills the area that is far from the railway system; therefore, designing a feeder network in a gap area causes the expansion of the main transit network.  ...  Almasi et al proposed a strategy for designing transit networks.  ... 
arXiv:2205.04537v1 fatcat:vmglqdap3fbadaj2pvktyz2g2m

Problem solving methods in a global networked age

John Domingue, Dieter Fensel
2009 Artificial intelligence for engineering design, analysis and manufacturing  
Significant initiatives are now underway in North America, Asia, and Europe to design a new Internet using a "clean-slate" approach to fulfill the demands created by new modes of use and the additional  ...  In short, PSMs provide a solid foundation for creating a semantic layer supporting planetary-scale networks.  ...  Media Institute at Open University and at Semantic Technology Institute Innsbruck and Semantic Technology Institute International.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0890060409990060 fatcat:ti5jmsmtuvgtroze7q3kcopmya

Self-Evolving Integrated Vertical Heterogeneous Networks [article]

Amin Farajzadeh, Mohammad G. Khoshkholgh, Halim Yanikomeroglu, Ozgur Ercetin
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Such enhanced network agility will require developing a self-evolving capability in designing both the network architecture and resource management to intelligently utilize resources, reduce operational  ...  6G and beyond networks tend towards fully intelligent and adaptive design in order to provide better operational agility in maintaining universal wireless access and supporting a wide range of services  ...  Contributions In this work, we discuss a unified network management framework and examine its design issues and possible approaches suitable for current and future integrated vertical networks.  ... 
arXiv:2106.13950v2 fatcat:z3a6vig6fza2bmnll4fodgczie

Supply chain network optimization: A review of classification, models, solution techniques and future research

Niki Matinrad, Emad Roghanian, Zarifeh Rasi
2013 Uncertain Supply Chain Management  
Under the third column of this Table, used solution techniques in the studied papers have been summarized, techniques such as heuristics and meta-heuristics (like GA), goal programming, fuzzy approaches  ...  A large numbers of manufacturing models have been proposed for the design and planning supply chain network (Mo et al., 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.5267/j.uscm.2013.05.003 fatcat:6ptvom72tffgvj45sw7uwtv7li
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