Heuristics for Scheduling Evacuation Operations in Case of Natural Disaster

Kaouthar Deghdak, Vincent T’kindt, Jean-Louis Bouquard

Abstract

In this paper, we consider a large-scale evacuation problem after an important disaster. The evacuation is assumed to be done by means of a fleet of buses, thus leading to schedule the evacuation operations by buses (Bus Evacuation Problem, BEP). We propose time indexed formulations, as well as heuristic algorithms like greedy algorithms and a matheuristic. This matheuristic uses the former formulation to improve the best solution obtained by the greedy heuristics. In computational experiments, we analyse and evaluate the efficiency of the proposed solution algorihms.

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Deghdak K., T’kindt V. and Bouquard J. (2014). Heuristics for Scheduling Evacuation Operations in Case of Natural Disaster . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES, ISBN 978-989-758-017-8, pages 294-300. DOI: 10.5220/0004922102940300


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@conference{icores14,
author={Kaouthar Deghdak and Vincent T’kindt and Jean-Louis Bouquard},
title={Heuristics for Scheduling Evacuation Operations in Case of Natural Disaster},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES,},
year={2014},
pages={294-300},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004922102940300},
isbn={978-989-758-017-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES,
TI - Heuristics for Scheduling Evacuation Operations in Case of Natural Disaster
SN - 978-989-758-017-8
AU - Deghdak K.
AU - T’kindt V.
AU - Bouquard J.
PY - 2014
SP - 294
EP - 300
DO - 10.5220/0004922102940300