A generalized Weiszfeld method for the multi-facility location problem

2010-05-01
İyigün, Cem
Ben-Israel, Adi
An iterative method is proposed for the K facilities location problem. The problem is relaxed using probabilistic assignments, depending on the distances to the facilities. The probabilities, that decompose the problem into K single-facility location problems, are updated at each iteration together with the facility locations. The proposed method is a natural generalization of the Weiszfeld method to several facilities.

Citation Formats
C. İyigün and A. Ben-Israel, “A generalized Weiszfeld method for the multi-facility location problem,” OPERATIONS RESEARCH LETTERS, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 207–214, 2010, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/43210.