Operations research : Deterministic Models

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assignment is to write a research paper using Microsoft Word with a minimum of 1500 words and a maximum of 2500 words

The research topic is “Single Facility Euclidean Location Problem

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Operations research : Deterministic Models
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Running head: SINGLE FACILITY EUCLIDEAN LOCATION PROBLEM

Euclidean Location Problem
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SINGLE FACILITY EUCLIDEAN LOCATION PROBLEM

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Abstract
This research paper delves into the challenge of locating a single facility Euclidean with
several points available. The paper, however, restricts itself to Euclidean distances only as opposed
to the distances. They include Rectilinear and Squared Euclidean. The purpose of conducting the
research is to try and find ways of minimizing the total costs of location and subsequent
relocations. To achieve this end, this research paper develops an algorithm that uses three criteria
in determining the best suited ways. The three criteria are the most suitable location/point, the
amount of time for relocation and the subsequent costs involved in shifting the points. The points
of location are determined through constant weights, the period of relocation and the BIP model
developed. In determining the time allocation, the period spend is not fixed. Among the key areas
that will be discussed in the research paper are: - Literature review, examples of algorithm/
heuristic methodology/ how it works and explanation of the algorithm usage of heuristic as far as
single facility Euclidean location problem is concerned.
Keywords: Location, Algorithm, Single Facility Euclidean, Discrete Horizon

SINGLE FACILITY EUCLIDEAN LOCATION PROBLEM

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Introduction
Singe facility location is a type of management decision making strategy. When addressing
complex decisions and scenarios, researchers use multiple or single facility approach. Most of the
problems solved through facility location are p-center and p-median problems. To address
complexness in these problems, the idea of facility location and heuristic methods is considered.
Alternatively, complexness in these problems may be solved using rectilinear, Euclidean distances
or squared Euclidean algorithmic models (Casteigts, 2013).
Where to precisely locate infrastructure/facility is a key decision that has to be made by
any communications firm or company. The decision is howeve...

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Good stuff. Would use again.

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