Annals of Operations Research

, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp 153–161

A note on the Weber location problem

  • Zvi Drezner


In this note, we collect some interesting and useful results about the Weber problem. We investigate an accelerated Weiszfeld procedure which increases the step size and find a formula for the step size that empirically produces the fastest convergence rate. We also derive an estimate for the optimal cost of the system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zvi Drezner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Management Science, School of Business Administration and EconomicsCalifornia State UniversityFullertonUSA

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