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Annals of Operations Research

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 103–112 | Cite as

A new bounding method for single facility location models

  • Robert F. Love
  • Paul D. Dowling
Section II Continuous Location Problems

Abstract

This paper develops a new lower bound for single facility location problems withl p distances. We prove that the method produces superior results to other known procedures. The new bound is also computationally efficient. Numerical results are given for a range of examples with varying numbers of existing facilities andp values.

Keywords

Location Problem Location Model Facility Location Superior Result Facility Location Problem 
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© J.C. Baltzer A.G. Scientific Publishing Company 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert F. Love
    • 1
  • Paul D. Dowling
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Business HamiltonMcMaster UniversityOntarioCanada

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