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Title Facility location : a survey of applications and methods / Zvi Drezner, editor.

Published New York : Springer, [1995]


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Physical description xviii,, 571 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Springer series in operations research.
Springer series in operations research.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [507]-571).
Contents 1. Estimating Distances / Jack Brimberg and Robert F. Love -- 2. Replacing Discrete Demand with Continuous Demand / Zvi Drezner -- 3. Global Optimization in Location / Pierre Hansen, Brigitte Jaumard and Hoang Tuy -- 4. Inferred Ideal Weights for Multiple Facilities / Morton E. O'Kelly -- 5. Conjugate Duality in Facility Location / Carlton H. Scott, Thomas R. Jefferson and Soheila Jorjani -- 6. Using Voronoi Diagrams / Atsuo Suzuki and Atsuyuki Okabe -- 7. Location with Market Externalities / Margaret L. Brandeau, Samuel S. Chiu, Shiv Kumar and Thomas A. Grossman, Jr. -- 8. Objectives in Location Problems / H. A. Eisell and Gilbert Laporte -- 9. Distribution System Design / Arthur M. Geoffrion, James G. Morris and Scott T. Webster -- 10. Siting Emergency Services / Vladimir Marianov and Charles ReVelle -- 11. Continuous Location Problems / Frank Plastria -- 12. Global Manufacturing Strategy / Vedat Verter and M. Cemal Dincer.
13. Competitive Facility Location in the Plane / Tammy Drezner -- 14. Multifacility Retail Networks / Avijit Ghosh, Sara McLafferty and C. Samuel Craig -- 15. Economic Models of Firm Location / Dominique Peeters and Jacques-Francois Thisse -- 16. Competitive Location in Discrete Space / Daniel Serra and Charles ReVelle -- 17. Flow-Interception Problems / Oded Berman, M. John Hodgson and Dmitry Krass -- 18. Location-Routing Problems with Uncertainty / Oded Berman, Patrick Jaillet and David Simchi-Levi -- 19. Location, Routing and the Environment / Brian Boffey and John Karkazis -- 20. Hazardous Materials Logistics / Erhan Erkut and Vedat Verter.
Summary Facility location is concerned with the siting of one or more facitlies in a way that optimizes certain objectives such as minimizing transportation costs, providing equitable service to customers, maximizing market share captured, or minimizing the time taken to deliver emergency services.
Other author Drezner, Zvi.
Subject Industrial location -- Mathematical models.
Store location -- Mathematical models.
Offices -- Location -- Mathematical models.
Public utilities -- Location -- Mathematical models.
ISBN 0387945458 (hc : alk. paper)