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Generation of Efficient Cargo Operation Schedule at Seaport with the Use of Multiagent Technologies and Genetic Algorithms

  • Olga Vasileva
  • Vladimir Kiyaev
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 874)

Abstract

Seaport is a complex economic techno - technological facility. In the modern meaning of this concept it is a specially built and equipped enterprise on the coast, designed for sheltering, loading/unloading and servicing of ships. Information support of such object’s operations is a rather difficult information-computational task for many reasons - the main one being the generation of an efficient schedule for loading and unloading operations. For these reasons, there is a need to develop an automated system capable of generating an optimal schedule of loading/unloading in a seaport, taking into account the dynamic effect of external factors on its efficient operation. The approach to scheduling is based on multi-agent technologies and a genetic algorithm for generating a schedule for port operation improving the quality of the obtained schedule. It is supposed to use the data received from different agents and corrected during the interaction of such agents. The scheduling is carried out with the genetic algorithms.

Keywords

Seaport work schedule Multiagent technologies Genetic algorithms 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Saint-Petersburg State UniversitySaint-PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Saint-Petersburg State University of EconomicsSaint-PetersburgRussia

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