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Flexible facility interior layout: a real options approach

T Zhao, C-L Tseng
2007 Journal of the Operational Research Society  
Focusing on the dynamic behavior of the facility interior layout, the proposed options-based approach aims to improve facility management by proactive decision strategies.  ...  This paper explores a case of flexible facility layout, in which the layout process can be carried out in a dynamic manner responding to changing demands.  ...  In this situation, the interior layout can be changed easily within a short time. In this paper, we take a real-options approach to value such flexible facility interior layout.  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602189 fatcat:24btgh6uanazpbkrvrcbpkvifu

Recreational, Fitness and Health Center: Facility Layout Design Case Study

Tariq Tashtoush, Dagoberto Melero, Tomas Duarte, Homero De La Cruz
2020 International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology  
Our team designed a facility layout, which meets the state, city, and American with Disabilities Act regulations, and provides the local community with a state-of-art health facility.  ...  Our team was giving a chance to develop and improve a real-life system, starting from the design stage by implementing regulation, improvements, and integrating new technologies.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We would like to thank the health center owners and architecture team for allowing us to be part of this new facility and all the insight and feedback.  ... 
doi:10.18517/ijaseit.10.6.11968 fatcat:y6qplb2o2rezfo7i5s25udzw74

Optimization of a furniture factory layout

Tadej Kanduč, Blaž Rodič
2015 Croatian Operational Research Review  
This paper deals with the problem of optimizing a factory floor layout in a Slovenian furniture factory.  ...  A novel heuristic method based on force-directed graph drawing algorithms was developed. Optimizing the floor layout resulted in a significant reduction of total travel distance for the products.  ...  The authors in [12] propose a new model for facility layout designs in order to optimize material handling costs.  ... 
doi:10.17535/crorr.2015.0010 fatcat:ei4pnfyxp5gnpdhtydbzdh2ez4

Collaborative computational steering: Principles and application in HVAC layout

André Borrmann, Petra Wenisch, Christoph van Treeck, Ernst Rank
2006 Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering  
Exemplarily, the utilization of the CoCoS platform for the collaborative layout of a Heating Ventilation Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system is shown.  ...  It enables geographically distributed engineers to use steerable simulation and analysis facilities during a collaborative design session.  ...  As in a real laboratory, the 'Collaboratory' provides scientists with certain facilities with which to perform their scientific work.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ica-2006-13405 fatcat:4mi6zms5tvg6pjkejuwyr5x36m

A MATHEMATICAL OPTIMIZATION APPROACH BASED ON LINEARIZED MIP MODELS FOR SOLVING FACILITY LAYOUT PROBLEMS

Evelyn Michelle Henrique Braga, Luiz Leduino de Salles Neto
2022 Pesquisa Operacional  
Then, a mathematical optimization approach based on the linearization of the models is applied.  ...  In general, the objective function of the facility layout problem (FLP) is to reduce the total material handling cost.  ...  A heuristic algorithm and simulation approach to relative location of facilities. Management Science, 9(2): 294-309.  ... 
doi:10.1590/0101-7438.2022.042.00261044 fatcat:qodpnodbgbgencurcl5yhycr7y

Onshore Wind Farm Development: Technologies and Layouts

Francisco Haces-Fernandez, Mariee Cruz-Mendoza, Hua Li
2022 Energies  
This review aims to fill a gap, providing a comprehensive review on the diverse factors impacting wind energy development and providing readers with a holistic panoramic, furnishing a clearer perspective  ...  A significant factor in the evolution of wind energy is technological advancement and most previous reviews have focused on this topic.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to acknowledge the support from Texas A&M University-Kingsville.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en15072381 fatcat:lj4qao3co5fahcocyqlauvbqhi

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2007 The Journal of the Operational Research Society  
E-mail: tzhao(a delta-cgi.com easily within a short time. In this paper, we take a real- options approach to value such flexible facility interior layout.  ...  Alll rights reserved. 0160-5682/07 $30.00 -}f- www.palgrave-journals.com/jors Flexible facility interior layout: a real options approach T Zhao'* and C-L Tseng” ‘Delta Consulting Group, Inc., Occoquan,  ... 

A review of computerized hospital layout modelling techniques and their ethical implications

Navid Jamali, Ramsey K. Leung, Stephen Verderber
2020 Frontiers of Architectural Research  
This review articulates Facility Layout Problems (FLPs) as a general class of OR problems.  ...  Design/methodology/approach: An in-depth critical review was carried out, which revealed a number of common themes, collectively theorized as metamodeling processes, or models of models, through which  ...  This paper is written with a financial support from an AIA-AAH Arthur N. Tuttle, Jr Graduate Fellowship.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.foar.2020.01.003 fatcat:p4zd5rzltvfj5fdenaabfgut7m

GenFloor: Interactive Generative Space Layout System via Encoded Tree Graphs [article]

Mohammad Keshavarzi, Mohammad Rahmani-Asl
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Automated floorplanning or space layout planning has been a long-standing NP-hard problem in the field of computer-aided design, with applications in integrated circuits, architecture, urbanism, and operational  ...  As part of our work, we propose three novel permutation methods for existing space layout graph representations, namely O-Tree and B*-Tree representations.  ...  .), a limited solution space would be beneficial for the search. Such an approach would also benefit workflows with limited computational resources, such as mobile applications or real-time gaming.  ... 
arXiv:2102.10320v1 fatcat:5kiuu2cnnbe37ggwd6t3tyrwyy

Study on a Layout Design Method for Leisure Ship Production Factories using a Heuristic Location-Allocation Algorithm

Dong-Kun Lee, Yong-Kuk Jeong, Jong-Gye Shin
2013 Journal of the Korean Society of Marine Environment and Safety  
To ensure that the production system of a factory is efficient, the factory layout design should consider the location and material flow plans of facilities, workshops, and storage areas.  ...  This paper presents a method for designing a layout module's size and shape and provides a heuristic location-allocation algorithm for the modules.  ...  This method was validated by implementing the application for a real-life layout design.  ... 
doi:10.7837/kosomes.2013.19.3.277 fatcat:u6eiapokybad7ehvbu6cd7qt7m

Monocular spherical depth estimation with explicitly connected weak layout cues

Nikolaos Zioulis, Federico Alvarez, Dimitrios Zarpalas, Petros Daras
2022 ISPRS journal of photogrammetry and remote sensing (Print)  
are available that include both layout annotations and dense depth maps in real scenes.  ...  Spherical cameras capture scenes in a holistic manner and have been used for room layout estimation.  ...  Joint Layout & Depth A drawback of current layout estimation approaches is that their estimates are up-to-scale.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2021.10.016 fatcat:zoz6hrijybejtfzhmpkqcxksvu

A semidefinite optimization-based approach for global optimization of multi-row facility layout

Philipp Hungerländer, Miguel F. Anjos
2015 European Journal of Operational Research  
We show how to extend our recent approach for the Space-Free Multi-Row Facility Layout Problem to general Multi-Row Facility Layout as well as some special cases thereof.  ...  This paper is concerned with the Multi-Row Facility Layout Problem.  ...  A poor layout may also negate some of the flexibilities of an FMS [26] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2015.02.049 fatcat:efrba4ctbnfdxkvql4rktkxiue

The impact of workplace supply on productivity in functionally organized layouts

Grega Kostanjšek, Brigita Gajšek
2017 Tehnički glasnik  
The latter restricts efforts to determine the impact of supply on overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and on productivity in a broader sense.  ...  Operation and flow process charts are upgraded and used in combination with the equation for OEE indicator to determine the impact of supply (logistics) on Availability and on productivity in a broader  ...  For this reason, a kind of process analysis was developed for a systematic approach to seeking time reserves in production processes organized on functional layout in SMEs.  ... 
doaj:3fc62c73950240abb46fdfd97f91c0ac fatcat:inon4gk6pfbzxfdqgavia7sxii

Parameter Setting for a Genetic Algorithm Layout Planner as a Toll of Sustainable Manufacturing

Martin Krajčovič, Viktor Hančinský, Ľuboslav Dulina, Patrik Grznár, Martin Gašo, Juraj Vaculík
2019 Sustainability  
In the first part of this article, there is a description of a framework of the current state of layout planning and genetic algorithms used in manufacturing and logistics system design, methods for layout  ...  This article presents a unique genetic algorithm layout planner (GALP) that uses a genetic algorithm to optimize the spatial arrangement.  ...  function (optional information); Interconnection in a layout design procedure  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11072083 fatcat:4ru5vi5ncbhsvh24kqutykfyci

Comparative Investigation of Office Layout Influences on Occupant Satisfaction from Priori and Posteriori Perspectives

Dian Zhuang, Xue Zhao, Vincent J. L. Gan, Yue Yang, Xing Shi
2022 Buildings  
This study provides a new perspective to examine the gaps between actual satisfaction and expected satisfaction, and the obtained results can be directly used to guide user-centered office interior design  ...  This study conducts a thorough investigation of office layout factors on occupant satisfaction. Existing pieces of literature were deconstructed and reorganized to extract five office layout factors.  ...  Acknowledgments: Thanks to all issuers, respondents and facility managers who helped during the questionnaire survey process. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/buildings12091327 fatcat:wrrjlgyipzghdj5cofvxkmdsoa
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