Multiple Objectives, Uncertainty and Routing Decisions for Hazardous Materials Shipments

by Mark A. Turnquist, Cornell Univ, Ithaca, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil and Building Engineering

Abstract:

Explicit consideration of multiple objectives and uncertainty is important in hazardous materials transportation, particularly in regulating routes or making routing decisions. Application of a stochastic multiobjective routing method to hazardous materials transportation is described. A case study involving a hypothetical movement of nuclear waste illustrate the method and interpretation of the computational results.



Subject Headings: Hazardous materials | Radioactive materials | Radioactive wastes | Uncertainty principles | Routing (transportation) | Stochastic processes | Case studies

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