Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/157511
Authors: 
Sadjadi, Seyed Jafar
Ashtiani, Milad Gorji
Ramezanian, Reza
Makui, Ahmad
Year of Publication: 
2016
Citation: 
[Journal:] Journal of Industrial Engineering International [ISSN:] 2251-712X [Volume:] 12 [Year:] 2016 [Pages:] 517-527
Abstract: 
This paper aims at determining the optimal number of new facilities besides specifying both the optimal location and design level of them under the budget constraint in a competitive environment by a novel hybrid continuous and discrete firefly algorithm. A real-world application of locating new chain stores in the city of Tehran, Iran, is used and the results are analyzed. In addition, several examples have been solved to evaluate the efficiency of the proposed model and algorithm. The results demonstrate that the performed method provides good-quality results for the test problems.
Subjects: 
Competitive facility location
Location design
Market share
Budget constraint
Firefly algorithm
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Creative Commons License: 
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Document Type: 
Article

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