Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/209230
Authors: 
Bashiri, Mahdi
Chehrepak, Elaheh
Gomari, Saeed
Year of Publication: 
2014
Citation: 
[Editor:] Blecker, Thorsten [Editor:] Kersten, Wolfgang [Editor:] Ringle, Christian M. [Title:] Innovative Methods in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Current Issues and Emerging Practices. Proceedings of the Hamburg International Conference of Logistics (HICL), Vol. 18 [Editor:] 978-3-7375-0341-9 [Pages:] 165-186
Publisher: 
epubli GmbH, Berlin
Abstract: 
In this paper, we consider the gradual covering problem when the coverage radius, is determined by a random variable with distinct distribution functions. In this model, it is assumed that the certain amount of coverage radius is not available and the potential coverage radius is used. Model will be solved using CPLEX method for different distribution functions. Then, the objective function values for the selected layout calculated by changing coverage radius between 100 randomly generated numbers with distinct distributions. The results are compared with the classical model of gradual covering. The results show that the proposed model will provide the desired results for a possible covering radius.
Subjects: 
covering radius
gradual covering
stochastic models
normal and uniform distributions
Creative Commons License: 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/
Document Type: 
Conference Paper

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