Bicycle Sharing Since the turn of the millennium, an explosion of Bicycle Sharing Systems (BSSs) has been observed in cities throughout the world (see Figure 1). These initiatives allow individuals to rent a bike from an automated rental station, use it
Source code of the heuristic analysed in the paper “A critical analysis of the improved Clarke and Wright savings algorithm”
Below, you can find the source code of the heuristic analysed in the paper: F. Arnold, K. Sörensen, and D. Palhazi Cuervo, “A critical analysis of the improved Clarke and Wright savings algorithm,” Faculty of Applied Economics – University of Antwerp,
Optimal designs in the paper “An integrated algorithm for the optimal design of stated choice experiments with partial profiles”
Below, you can find the optimal designs generated for the paper D. Palhazi Cuervo, R. Kessels, P. Goos, and K. Sörensen, “An integrated algorithm for the optimal design of stated choice experiments with partial profiles,” Transportation research part B: methodological, vol.
The number of people affected by natural disasters or displaced by conflict, persecution, violence or human rights violations has been steadily increasing, doubling in a decade and reaching 82 million in 2015. At least 440 000 people lost their lives in only
Kenneth and Daniel were part of the organizing committee of EPS2016: a PhD school in matheuristics that took place in Lorient (France) in April, 2016. They also coordinated the lab sessions, in which the students had the chance to develop optimization methods to
Complex problems are entangled with our everyday life, usually without us noticing. We rely on fast-speed internet, where each package traverses several routers around the globe. We use transportation systems and rely on train and airport providers to reliably schedule
On March 17th and 18th, the EU/MEeeting 2016 took place at the University of Antwerp. The workshop was a great success, with many interesting talks and long discussions about the design and analysis of metaheuristics. Below, you can find the presentations of Florian, Renata and Daniel. F.
On January 28th and 29th, Christof, Florian, Floor, Renata and Kenneth participated in the 30th Annual Conference of the Belgian Operations Research Society (ORBEL30). You can find their presentations below. F. Arnold and K. Sörensen, “The multiple-product multiple-depot vehicle routing problem with inventory restrictions,” in ORBEL30: 30th
EU/MEeting on Design and Analysis of Metaheuristics March 17-18, 2016 – Antwerp, Belgium The Antwerp Operations Research Group ANT/OR is looking forward to welcome you at the 17th EU/ME workshop on “Design and Analysis of Metaheuristics”. The conference will be
Optimization and horizontal collaboration The freight transportation sector accounts for a major percentage of the global economy. According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the transportation of goods and services contributed 1156 billion dollars to the US economy