Accession Number:

ADA001723

Title:

Activity Assignment on the Line. A Minisum Approach.

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.,

Corporate Author:

FLORIDA UNIV GAINESVILLE DEPT OF INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

A collection of activities sets, each one of which has a specified space requirement, is to be laid out on a line. Associated with each activity is a non-negative weight, and for a given layout the measure of effectiveness with respect to a given activity is the maximum weighted distance from any point in the activitys assigned location to any point in any of the other activities assigned locations. The objective is to find a layout which minimizes the sum of all weighted maximal distances. A solution procedure for the problem is obtained.

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE