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1. Wester, Vickie Dawn. A Genetic Algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem.

Degree: MS, Management Science, 1993, University of Tennessee – Knoxville

The purpose of this research was to develop a version of a genetic algorithm (GA ) which would provide near optimal solutions for Vehicle Routing Problems (VRP) with both time and weight constraints. The genetic algorithm used for the experimentation was adapted from a GA which had been developed by James Bean at the University of Michigan to solve machine scheduling problems. The VRP data sets used in this research were obtained from the literature. Various aspects of the GA were experimented with in order to develop a version which would perform consistently well for all the data sets. The results of the final version of the genetic algorithm were then compared to the results presented in the original papers. The results from this research indicated that the genetic algorithm seems to perform relatively well for smaller problems with 50 or fewer customers. However, the results seem to become progressively worse as the problem becomes larger. Advisors/Committee Members: Charles E. Noon, ARRAY(0x7f6ff7b01c98).

Subjects/Keywords: Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

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APA (6th Edition):

Wester, V. D. (1993). A Genetic Algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem. (Thesis). University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Retrieved from https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_gradthes/4850

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Wester, Vickie Dawn. “A Genetic Algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem.” 1993. Thesis, University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Accessed February 17, 2019. https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_gradthes/4850.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Wester, Vickie Dawn. “A Genetic Algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem.” 1993. Web. 17 Feb 2019.

Vancouver:

Wester VD. A Genetic Algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of Tennessee – Knoxville; 1993. [cited 2019 Feb 17]. Available from: https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_gradthes/4850.

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Council of Science Editors:

Wester VD. A Genetic Algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem. [Thesis]. University of Tennessee – Knoxville; 1993. Available from: https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_gradthes/4850

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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