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Title: A deterministic annealing algorithm for the pre- and end- haulage of intermodal container terminals
Authors: CARIS, An
JANSSENS, Gerrit
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Eurosis
Citation: Bertelle, Cyrille & Ayesh, Aladdin (Ed.) Proceedings of the 2008 European Simulation and Modelling Conference. p. 391-398.
Abstract: The drayage of containers in the service area of an intermodal barge terminal is modelled as a full truckload pickup and delivery problem with time windows (FTPDPTW). Initial solutions are generated with an insertion heuristic and improved with three local search operators. In a post-optimization phase the three search operators are integrated in a deterministic annealing (DA) framework. The mechanism of the heuristic procedures is demonstrated with a numerical example. A sensitivity analysis indicates that the DA algorithm is robust with respect to variations in threshold value and quality of the initial solution.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/9008
ISI #: 000264749400059
ISBN: 978-90-77381-44-1
Category: C1
Type: Proceedings Paper
Validation: ecoom, 2010
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