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Online Optimization of Complex Transportation Systems

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Grötschel, Martin ; Krumke, Sven O. ; Rambau, Jörg:
Online Optimization of Complex Transportation Systems.
In: Grötschel, Martin (Hrsg.): Online Optimization of Large Scale Systems. - Berlin : Springer , 2001 . - pp. 705-729
ISBN 978-3-540-42459-8

Abstract in another language

This paper discusses online optimization of real-world transportation systems. We concentrate on transportation problems arising in production and manufacturing processes, in particular in company internal logistics. We describe basic techniques to design online optimization algorithms for such systems, but our main focus is decision support for the planner: which online algorithm is the most appropriate one in a particular setting? We show by means of several examples that traditional methods for the evaluation of online algorithms often do not suffice to judge the strengths and weaknesses of online algorithms. We present modifications of well-known evaluation techniques and some new methods, and we argue that the selection of an online algorithm to be employed in practice should be based on a sound combination of several theoretical and practical evaluation criteria, including simulation.

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Item Type: Article in a book
Refereed: Yes
Institutions of the University: Faculties
Faculties > Faculty of Mathematics, Physics und Computer Science
Faculties > Faculty of Mathematics, Physics und Computer Science > Department of Mathematics
Faculties > Faculty of Mathematics, Physics und Computer Science > Department of Mathematics > Chair Mathematics in Economy > Chair Mathematics in Economy - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jörg Rambau
Faculties > Faculty of Mathematics, Physics und Computer Science > Department of Mathematics > Chair Mathematics in Economy
Result of work at the UBT: No
DDC Subjects: 500 Science > 510 Mathematics
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2014 07:04
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2014 12:40
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/754