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Author Zhao, Jiahao ♦ Zhu, Xiaoning ♦ Liu, Yong ♦ Wang, Li ♦ Yan, Baicheng
Editor Pineda-Sanchez, Manuel
Source Hindawi
Content type Text
Publisher Hindawi
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2018
Language English
Abstract Rail-water transportation is a crucial component of intermodal transportation system. Effective operation of rail-water intermodal transportation requires not only railway network and advanced handling equipment, but also scientific and reasonable transportation organization. In this paper, we first briefly introduced the coordination area and related concepts. Then an inbound container distribution organization model (ICDOM) was established taking into account many factors such as transhipping capacity, network capacity, and importance of containers, in order to minimize the total container-hours in the coordination area, which reflects the efficiency of inbound container distribution organization. Additionally, a genetic algorithm (GA) was developed and the optimization results were evaluated, which showed that both of the model and the algorithm were effective.
ISSN 16875249
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2018-04-05
Rights License This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
e-ISSN 16875257
Journal Journal of Control Science and Engineering
Volume Number 2018
Page Count 11