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Covering models with time-dependent demand

Emilio Carrizosa (ecarrizosa***at***us.es)
José F. Gordillo (jgordillo***at***us.es)
Dolores R. Santos-Peñate (drsantos***at***dmc.ulpgc.es)

Abstract: In this paper a covering model for locating facilities with time-dependent demand is introduced. Not only the facility locations, but also the instants at which such facilities become operative, are considered as decision variables in order to determine the maximal-profit decision. Expressed as a mixed nonlinear integer program, structural properties are derived for particular demand patterns, and a metaheuristic procedure is proposed as optimization tool.

Keywords: covering models, competitive location, dynamic demand, maximal profit, variable neighbourhood search

Category 1: Applications -- OR and Management Sciences

Category 2: Applications -- OR and Management Sciences (Finance and Economics )

Category 3: Combinatorial Optimization (Meta Heuristics )

Citation: October 2007.

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Entry Submitted: 03/13/2007
Entry Accepted: 03/13/2007
Entry Last Modified: 10/22/2007

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