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Algorithms for Finding Optimal Flows in Dynamic Networks

  • Maria FonoberovaEmail author
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Part of the Energy Systems book series (ENERGY)

Abstract

This article presents an approach for solving some power systems problems by using optimal dynamic flow problems. The classical optimal flow problems on networks are extended and generalized for the cases of nonlinear cost functions on arcs, multicommodity flows, and time- and flow-dependent transactions on arcs of the network. All parameters of networks are assumed to be dependent on time. The algorithms for solving such kind of problems are developed by using special dynamic programming techniques based on the time-expanded network method together with classical optimization methods.

Keywords

Dynamic networks Minimum cost flow problem Multicommodity flows Network flows Optimal flows 

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  1. 1.Aimdyn IncSanta BarbaraUSA

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