Discrete Location TheoryISBN: 9780471892335
576 pages
July 1990

This invaluable resource presents the state of the art in discrete location theory. Among the topics covered are: locations with spatial interactions such as the quadratic assignment problem and competitive locations and games; duality and decomposition methods for facility location problems; the uncapacitated facility location problem; the pmedian problem; location of mobile units in a stochastic environment; covering problems; and the pcenter problem. Leading experts in the field of discrete location theory contributed to each chapter. In addition, there are numerous exercises, references, notes and further discussions which serve as aids for understanding theoretical and algorithmic concepts.
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Ingredients of Locational Analysis (J. Krarup & P.
Pruzan).
The pMedian Problem and Generalizations (P. Mirchandani).
The Uncapacitated Facility Location Problem (G. Cornuejols, et al.).
Multiperiod Capacitated Location Models (S. Jacobsen).
Decomposition Methods for Facility Location Problems (T. Magnanti & R. Wong).
Covering Problems (A. Kolen & A. Tamir).
pCenter Problems (G. Handler).
Duality: Covering and Constraining pCenter Problems on Trees (B. Tansel, et al.).
Locations with Spatial Interactions: The Quadratic Assignment Problem (R. Burkard).
Locations with Spatial Interactions: Competitive Locations and Games (S. Hakimi).
Equilibrium Analysis for Voting and Competitive Location Problems (P. Hansen, et al.).
Location of Mobile Units in a Stochastic Environment (O. Berman, et al.).
Index.
The pMedian Problem and Generalizations (P. Mirchandani).
The Uncapacitated Facility Location Problem (G. Cornuejols, et al.).
Multiperiod Capacitated Location Models (S. Jacobsen).
Decomposition Methods for Facility Location Problems (T. Magnanti & R. Wong).
Covering Problems (A. Kolen & A. Tamir).
pCenter Problems (G. Handler).
Duality: Covering and Constraining pCenter Problems on Trees (B. Tansel, et al.).
Locations with Spatial Interactions: The Quadratic Assignment Problem (R. Burkard).
Locations with Spatial Interactions: Competitive Locations and Games (S. Hakimi).
Equilibrium Analysis for Voting and Competitive Location Problems (P. Hansen, et al.).
Location of Mobile Units in a Stochastic Environment (O. Berman, et al.).
Index.
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