Covering problems in facility location: a review

Zanjirani Farahani, Reza, Asgari, Nasrin, Heidari, Nooshi, Nia, Mahtab and Goh, Mark (2012) Covering problems in facility location: a review. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 62(1), pp. 368-407. ISSN (print) 0360-8352

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Abstract

In this study, we review the covering problems in facility location. Here, besides a number of reviews on covering problems, a comprehensive review of models, solutions and applications related to the covering problem is presented after Schilling et al. (1993). This survey tries to review all aspects of the covering problems by stressing the works after Schilling et al. (1993). We first present the covering problems and then investigate solutions and applications. A summary and future works conclude the paper.

Item Type: Article
Research Area: Applied mathematics
Business and management studies
Computer science and informatics
Statistics and operational research
Town and country planning
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Business and Law
Faculty of Business and Law > Kingston Business School (Informatics and Operations Management) (until July 2013)
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Depositing User: Reza Zanjirani Farahani
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2011 13:41
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2012 21:51
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/20180

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