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Low Carbon Weber Problem
Date
2016-07-03
Author
Atashi Khoei, Arsham
Tural, Mustafa Kemal
Süral, Haldun
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The Weber location problem locates a facility in a plane so that the sum of weighted Euclidean distances from the facility to the customers is minimized. Sending vehicles from the facility to the customers for delivering/picking goods results in a significant amount of CO2 emissions affecting citizens’ quality of life and the climate. We consider an extension of the Weber problem, named as the Low Carbon Weber Problem (LCWP). The LCWP decides on the location of the single facility and the speeds of the vehicles serving the customers within the one-sided time windows so as to minimize the total amount of carbon dioxide emissions. We also consider time-dependent congestion that limits the vehicle speeds in the LCWP, called as the time-dependent LCWP (TD-LCWP). We formulate the TD-LCWP as a second order cone programming problem which can be efficiently solved to optimality. Computational results are provided to compare the solutions of the Weber problem, the LCWP, and the TD-LCWP in terms of carbon dioxide emissions in different congestion patterns.
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http://www.euro2016.poznan.pl/schedule/
https://hdl.handle.net/11511/85828
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28th European Conference on Operational Research, (3 - 06 Temmuz 2016)
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Department of Industrial Engineering, Conference / Seminar
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A. Atashi Khoei, M. K. Tural, and H. Süral, “Low Carbon Weber Problem,” presented at the 28th European Conference on Operational Research, (3 - 06 Temmuz 2016), Poznan, Polonya, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: http://www.euro2016.poznan.pl/schedule/.