Energy-Efficient Timely Transportation of Long-Haul Heavy-Duty Trucks

@article{Deng2018EnergyEfficientTT,
  title={Energy-Efficient Timely Transportation of Long-Haul Heavy-Duty Trucks},
  author={Lei Deng and Mohammad Hassan Hajiesmaili and Minghua Chen and Haibo Zeng},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems},
  year={2018},
  volume={19},
  pages={2099-2113}
}
We consider a timely transportation problem where a heavy-duty truck travels between two locations across the national highway system, subject to a hard deadline constraint. Our objective is to minimize the total fuel consumption of the truck, by optimizing both route planning and speed planning. The problem is important for cost-effective and environment-friendly truck operation, and it is uniquely challenging due to its combinatorial nature as well as the need of considering hard deadline… 
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