Computational Optimization and Applications

, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp 377–407 | Cite as

Polyhedral Analysis for Concentrator Location Problems

  • Martine Labbé
  • Hande Yaman


The concentrator location problem is to choose a subset of a given terminal set to install concentrators and to assign each remaining terminal node to a concentrator to minimize the cost of installation and assignment. The concentrators may have capacity constraints. We study the polyhedral properties of concentrator location problems with different capacity structures. We develop a branch and cut algorithm and present computational results.


Valid Inequality Open Node Dummy Node Cover Inequality Knapsack Constraint 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Département d’InformatiqueUniversité Libre de BruxellesBruxellesBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Industrial EngineeringBilkent UniversityBilkentTurkey

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