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In this paper, we consider the problem of network design for hazardous material transportation where the government designates a network, and the carriers choose the routes on the network. We model the problem as a bilevel network flow formulation and analyze the bilevel design problem by comparing it to three other decision scenarios. The bilevel model is(More)
We consider the network design problem for hazardous material transportation that is modeled as a bilevel multi-commodity network flow model. We study a combinatorial bilevel formulation of the problem and present results on its solution space.We propose a family of valid cuts and incorporate them within an exact cutting plane algorithm. Numerical testing(More)
In this paper we consider a telecommunications network design problem allowing for multiple technologies. The problem arises in wide-area network and metro-area network design for which a combination of technologies may be necessary due to high traffic volumes, long-distance transmission, and design restrictions. The network design problem builds the best(More)
We study an integrated inventory-location problem with service requirements faced by an aerospace company in designing its service parts logistics network. Customer demand is Poisson distributed and the service levels are time-based leading to highly non-linear, stochastic service constraints and a nonlinear, mixed-integer optimization problem. Unlike(More)
We present two integrated network design and inventory control problems in service-parts logistics systems. Such models are complicated due to demand uncertainty and highly nonlinear time-based service level constraints. Exploiting unique properties of the nonlinear constraints, we provide an equivalent linear formulation under part-warehouse service(More)