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Vehicle Routing Problem - Seed Points

Among other things, the ESRI Network Analyst extension allows for the completion of the Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP). The VRP will find the shortest routes that a fleet of vehicles would take to make multiple orders. 167 more words

GIS

Genetic Algorithms

Lesson 19

Hey everyone,

We hope that you are getting on well. In today’s lesson we are going to introduce you to a very powerful, and quite interesting, meta-heuristic algorithm called a genetic algorithm. 847 more words

Research Methods 1

A New Paradigm to Solving Vehicle Routing Problems

By Vijay Hanagandi

In this post, I will briefly go over a novel paradigm in solving vehicle routing problems (VRP).

Motivation
Applications of vehicle routing problems (VRP) are abundant and practically all verticals are touched by VRP in some form. 724 more words

Optimization

A New Paradigm to Solving Vehicle Routing Problems

By Vijay Hanagandi

 

In this post, I will briefly go over a novel paradigm in solving vehicle routing problems (VRP). 

 

Motivation

 

Applications of vehicle routing problems (VRP) are abundant and practically all verticals are touched by VRP in some form.  723 more words

Distribution And Routing

Top hackers, we need you for Operations Research

Bold statement: A top 1% Operations Research practitioner will lose against a top 10% programmer in a hackathon. Unfortunately, I don’t have any emperical evidence to back this up, but my own humble hunch. 1,224 more words

Common Lisp

The (Un)common Lisp approach to Operations Research

Common Lisp is not getting the attention it so deserves. Last month, I posted a poll on the INFORMS LinkedIn group with the title: “What language do you use for prototyping in OR?”. 2,284 more words

Coding

Why I love Common Lisp and hate Java, part III - macros

Macros are for lazy people. If you are a relentless data-monkey who diligently punches away and like to keep yourself mechanically occupied while scoffing down your lunch behind your desk — and you don’t mind it — that’s great, keep it up; macros are probably not for you. 1,332 more words

Coding