Title: A memetic algorithm for multi-objective dynamic location problems
Authors: Dias, Joana 
Captivo, M. 
Clímaco, João 
Issue Date: 2008
Citation: Journal of Global Optimization. 42:2 (2008) 221-253
Abstract: Abstract This paper describes a new multiobjective interactive memetic algorithm applied to dynamic location problems. The memetic algorithm integrates genetic procedures and local search. It is able to solve capacitated and uncapacitated multi-objective single or multi-level dynamic location problems. These problems are characterized by explicitly considering the possibility of a facility being open, closed and reopen more than once during the planning horizon. It is possible to distinguish the opening and reopening periods, assigning them different coefficient values in the objective functions. The algorithm is part of an interactive procedure that asks the decision maker to define interesting search areas by establishing limits to the objective function values or by indicating reference points. The procedure will be applied to some illustrative location problems.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/7914
Rights: openAccess
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