Salhi, S. and Drezer, T. and Drezer, Z. (2002) Solving the multiple competitive facilities location problem. European Journal of Operational Research, 142 (1). pp. 138-151. ISSN 0377-2217 .
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In this paper we propose five heuristic procedures for the solution of the multiple competitive facilities location problem. A franchise of several facilities is to be located in a trade area where competing facilities already exist. The objective is to maximize the market share captured by the franchise as a whole. We perform extensive computational tests and conclude that a two-step heuristic procedure combining simulated annealing and an ascent algorithm provides the best solutions.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > Management Science|
|Depositing User:||Said Salhi|
|Date Deposited:||11 Sep 2008 14:37|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 14:20|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/5221 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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