A Case Study: School Bus Routing
We now turn our attention to a case study in transportation logistics. We highlight particular issues that arise when implementing an optimization algorithm in a real-life routing situation. The case concerns the routing and scheduling of school buses in the five boroughs of New York City.
KeywordsTransportation Income Dispatch Berman
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