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Novel constraints satisfaction models for optimization problems in container terminals

Rashidi, H and Tsang, EPK (2013) 'Novel constraints satisfaction models for optimization problems in container terminals.' Applied Mathematical Modelling, 37 (6). 3601 - 3634. ISSN 0307-904X

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Abstract

The growth of containerization and transporting goods in containers has created many problems for ports. In this paper, we systematically survey a literature over problems in container terminals. The operations that take place in container terminals are described and then the problems are classified into five scheduling decisions. For each of the decisions, an overview of the literature is presented. After that, each of the decisions is formulated as Constraint Satisfaction and Optimization Problems (CSOPs). The literature also includes simulations and performance in container terminals. To evaluate any solution methods to the decisions and to measure its efficiency, several indicators are suggested. © 2012 Elsevier Inc.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2013 16:52
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 16:17
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/5568

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