Efficient GRASP+VND and GRASP+VNS metaheuristics for the traveling repairman problem
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The traveling repairman problem is a customer-centric routing problem, in which the total waiting time of the customers is minimized, rather than the total travel time of a vehicle. To date, research on this problem has focused on exact algorithms and approximation methods. This paper presents the first metaheuristic approach for the traveling repairman problem.
KeywordsTraveling repairman problem Minimum latency problem Variable neighborhood descent Variable neighborhood search GRASP
MSC classification (2000)90C27 90C59
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