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An Interactive System for Extra-Urban Vehicle and Crew Scheduling Problems

  • Elisabetta Tosini
  • Carlo Vercellis
Part of the Lecture Note in Economics Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 308)

Abstract

The problem of determining a feasible schedule of vehicles and crews, to cover the service requirements at minimum cost, lies at the core of operations management in mass transit agencies. Computer-aided systems have been regarded by company managers as potentially helpful tools for schedulers, aimed at achieving a number of profitable effects: to speed-up the time consuming manual planning process; to improve the quality of the schedules obtained; to perform “what-if” cost analyses with respect to changes in the timetable, cost parameters, driver regulations, depots locations and capacities; to increase the level of integration of the Management Information System.

Keywords

Schedule Problem Crew Schedule Mass Transit Minimum Cost Flow Problem Acyclic Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elisabetta Tosini
    • 1
  • Carlo Vercellis
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di ElettronicaPolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly

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