Single Flow Routing Through a Network

Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 161)


After you have studied this chapter, you should:
  • Know the classification system for vehicle routing problems and algorithms.

  • For the class of single-flow routing problems you should know:
    • The characteristics of the base problem and various variants.

    • The mathematical formulation.

    • Dijkstra’s solution algorithm.

    • How to solve problems of modest size with a computer program.


Short Path Source Node Destination Node Critical Path Sink Node 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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