# Comparing New Heuristics for the Pure Integer Capacitated Plant Location Problem

@inproceedings{Fern1999ComparingNH, title={Comparing New Heuristics for the Pure Integer Capacitated Plant Location Problem}, author={Elena Alonso Fern and Maruja Ortega}, year={1999} }

This paper considers the Pure Integer Capacitated Plant Location Problem (PI-CPLP). It is an NP-hard integer programming problem closely related to the Mixed Integer Capacitated Plant Location Problem (MI-CPLP). The di erence between the two lays in the integrality constraints on the assignment variables. As opposed to MI-CPLP, in PI-CPLP, for a given set of open plants, the assignment subproblem remains NP-hard (speci cally a Generalized Assignment Problem). Several heuristics are proposed…

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