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 Title & Authors
Fixed Charge Transportation Problem and Its Uncertain Programming Model
Sheng, Yuhong; Yao, Kai;
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 Abstract
In this paper, we study the fixed charge transportation problem with uncertain variables. The fixed charge transportation problem has two kinds of costs: direct cost and fixed charge. The direct cost is the cost associated with each source-destination pair, and the fixed charge occurs when the transportation activity takes place in the corresponding source-destination pair. The uncertain fixed charge transportation problem is modeled on the basis of uncertainty theory. According to inverse uncertainty distribution, the model can be transformed into a deterministic form. Finally, in order to solve the uncertain fixed charge transportation problem, a numerical example is given to show the application of the model and algorithm.
 Keywords
Transportation Problem;Uncertainty Theory;Uncertain Variable;Uncertain Measure;Uncertain Programming;
 Language
English
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