Self-organizing feature maps for the vehicle routing problem with backhauls

@article{Ghaziri2006SelforganizingFM,
  title={Self-organizing feature maps for the vehicle routing problem with backhauls},
  author={Hassan Ghaziri and Ibrahim H. Osman},
  journal={J. Scheduling},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={97-114}
}
In the Vehicle Routing Problem with Backhauls (VRPB), a central depot, a fleet of homogeneous vehicles, and a set of customers are given. The set of customers is divided into two subsets. The first (second) set of linehauls (backhauls) consists of customers with known quantity of goods to be delivered from (collected to) the depot. The VRPB objective is to design a set of minimum cost routes; originating and terminating at the central depot to service the set of customers. In this paper, we… CONTINUE READING