On Combinatorial Optimization and Mechanism Design Problems Arising at Container Ports

  • Sebastian Meiswinkel

Part of the Produktion und Logistik book series (PL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Sebastian Meiswinkel
    Pages 1-13
  3. Sebastian Meiswinkel
    Pages 31-56
  4. Sebastian Meiswinkel
    Pages 57-75
  5. Sebastian Meiswinkel
    Pages 109-111
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 113-123

About this book


Sebastian Meiswinkel studies optimization problems that arise at container ports from a classic optimization as well as from a mechanism design point of view.  The first part of this dissertation is focused on scheduling problems with selfish job owners that have private information about their characteristics. Afterwards the transportations of containers between the quay and a storage area is considered. Variants of this problem are analyzed for utilization of reach stackers and straddle carriers.


  • Truthful Algorithms for Job Agents
  • The Partitioning Min-Max Weighted Matching Problem
  • Straddle Carrier Routing at Container Ports with Quay Crane Buffers

Target Groups

  • Researchers and students in the fields of operations research, logistics, mathematics and game theory
  • Practitioners in the areas of logistics and operations research

The Author

Dr. Sebastian Meiswinkel wrote his dissertation under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Erwin Pesch at the Department of Management Information Science at the University of Siegen.


Logistics Operation Research Mechanism Design Vehicle Routing Scheduling

Authors and affiliations

  • Sebastian Meiswinkel
    • 1
  1. 1.Universität Siegen SiegenGermany

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