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A constraint programming approach for non-preemptive evacuation scheduling

Even, Caroline; Schutt, Andreas; Van Hentenryck, Pascal


Large-scale controlled evacuations require emergency services to select evacuation routes, decide departure times, and mobilize resources to issue orders, all under strict time constraints. Existing algorithms almost always allow for preemptive evacuation schedules, which are less desirable in practice. This paper proposes, for the first time, a constraint-based scheduling model that optimizes the evacuation flow rate (number of vehicles sent at regular time intervals) and evacuation phasing of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Conference paper
Source: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-23219-5_40


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