Invitation for special seminars on February 26, 2020

      A special seminar on “MULTI-OBJECTIVE OPTIMIZATION STRATEGIES FOR THE VEHICLE ROUTING PROBLEM” by Dr.Alfonso De La Fuente Ruiz from Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University. The seminar is scheduled on February 26, 2020 from 01.30 – 02.30 p.m. at B building, venue room B201.


Simultaneous optimization of transport costs, delivery times, polluting emissions,

road safety, and other variables.

Content list:

1) Basic routing; the VRP

2) Classic strategies and tools

3) Multi-Objective Optimization

3.a) Times and costs

3.b) Fuel consumption and polluting emissions

3.c) Safe deliveries

3.d) Packaging minimization and other variables

4) Weighted graphs

5) Combinatorial explosion and probabilistic algorithms

6) Braess paradox

7) Local, global, and multimodal routing

8) Conclusions. Q&A