Facility Location

  • Vijay V. Vazirani


The facility location problem has occupied a central place in operations research since the early 1960’s. It models design situations such as deciding placements of factories, warehouses, schools, and hospitals. Modern day applications include placement of proxy servers on the web.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vijay V. Vazirani
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  1. 1.Georgia Institute of TechnologyCollege of ComputingAtlantaUSA

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