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Title: The berth planning problem
Authors: Lim, A. 
Keywords: Berth planning
Issue Date: 1-Mar-1998
Citation: Lim, A. (1998-03-01). The berth planning problem. Operations Research Letters 22 (2-3) : 105-110. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Singapore has one of the busiest ports in the world. Berth planning is one of the problems faced by planners. This paper studies the berth planning problem. We first formulate the problem and show that it is NP-Complete. We transform the berthing problem to a restricted form of the two-dimensional packing problem, use a graph theoretical representation to capture the problem succinctly, and propose an effective heuristic for the problem. Experimental results show that our heuristic performs well on historical test data. © 1998 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Operations Research Letters
ISSN: 01676377
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