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A goal programming model for humanitarian aid distribution

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Ortuño, M. Teresa and Vitoriano, Begoña and Ruiz-Rivas, A. F. (2008) A goal programming model for humanitarian aid distribution. In Computational Intelligence In Decision And Control. World Scientific Proceedings Series on Computer Engineering and Information Science, 1 . World Scientific, Singapore, pp. 811-816. ISBN 978-981-279-946-3

Official URL: http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/9789812799470_0133


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Abstract

In recent years, natural and man-made disasters have been affecting increasing numbers of people throughout the world. Organisations for emergency and humanitarian aid have experienced an important growth, and efficiency in management becomes crucial. There is a lack of specific tools devoted to logistics of this special kind of interventions in developing countries, demanded by the organisations. A goal programming model that sustains a decision support system currently in development is presented, focusing on the transport problem to distribute humanitarian aid to the affected population of a disaster in a developing country.


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8th International Conference on Fuzzy Logic and Intelligent Technologies in Nuclear Science. Madrid, SPAIN. SEP 21-24, 2008.

Subjects:Sciences > Mathematics > Operations research
ID Code:17507
Deposited On:20 Dec 2012 11:06
Last Modified:25 May 2016 14:32

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