Group for Research in Decision Analysis


The p-Median Problem: A Survey of Metaheuristic Approaches

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The p-median problem is one of the basic models in discrete location theory. As with most location problems, it is classified as NP-hard, and so, heuristic methods are usually used to solve it. Metaheuristics are frameworks for building heuristics. In this survey, we examine the p-median, with the aim of providing an overview on advances in solving it using recent procedures based on metaheuristic rules.

, 27 pages