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Vehicle Routing: Glossary

This page aims to provide a comprehensive list of definitions (with descriptions), as well as acronyms. Inevitably there will be ommissions and we would like to hear from you so that we can update this page. Please email us at admin@researchandpractise.com with the term/acronym and a brief description

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Acronyms

In this section we only provide the acronyms and their definition. A definition of the terms can be found in the defintions section.

  • B&B: Branch and Bound
  • C&W: Clarke and Wright Savings Algorithm
  • AVRP: The Asymmetric Vehicle Routing Problem
  • ACVRP: The Asymmetric Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem
  • CVRP: The Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem
  • SCVRP: The Symmetric Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem
  • SVRP: The Symmetric Vehicle Routing Problem
  • TSP: Traveling Salesman Problem
  • VRP: Vehicle Routing Problem
  • VRPB: Vehicle Routing Problem with Backhauls
  • VRPPD: Vehicle Routing Problem with Pick Up and Delivery
  • VRPTW: Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows

Definitions

  • Ant Algorithms: Ant Algorithms are ...
  • Artificial Neural Networks: Artificial Neural newtworks are ...
  • Asymmetric Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem: The Asymmetric Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem is ...
  • Asymmetric Vehicle Routing Problem: The Asymmetric Vehicle Routing Problem is ...
  • Branch and Bound: This is ...
  • Clarke and Wright Savings Algorithm: This is ...
  • Construction Heuristics: This is ...
  • Capacitated and Distance Constrained Vehicle Routing Problem: The capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem is ...
  • Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem: The Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem is ...
  • Genetic Algorithms: This is ...
  • Improvement Heuristics: This is ...
  • Metaheuristics: This is ...
  • Simulated Annealing: This is ...
  • Symmetric Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem: The Symmetric Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem is ...
  • Symmetric Vehicle Routing Problem: The Symmetric Vehicle Routing Problem is ...
  • Tabu Search: This is ...
  • Vehicle Routing Problem with Backhauls: VThe ehicle Routing Problem with Backhauls is ...
  • Vehicle Routing Problem with Pick Up and Delivery: The Vehicle Routing Problem with Pick Up and Delivery is ...
  • Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows: The Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows is ...

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