Solving the Vehicle Routing Problem with Simultaneous Pickup and Delivery by an Effective Ant Colony Optimization

M. Sayyah; H. Larki; M. Yousefikhoshbakht

Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 15-38

  One of the most important extensions of the capacitated vehicle routing problem (CVRP) is the vehicle routing problem with simultaneous pickup and delivery (VRPSPD) where customers require simultaneous delivery and pick-up service. In this paper, we propose an effective ant colony optimization (EACO) ...  Read More

A reactive bone route algorithm for solving the traveling salesman problem

N. Mahmoodi Darani; A. Dolatnejad; M. Yousefikhoshbakht

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Pages 13-25

  The traveling salesman problem (TSP) is a well-known optimization problem in graph theory, as well as in operations research that has nowadays received much attention because of its practical applications in industrial and service problems. In this problem, a salesman starts to move from an arbitrary ...  Read More