Stochastic location-allocation modelling for emergency mobile blood collection

Xilin Zhang, Xiao Liu, Xiang Song, Meimei Zheng

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As an important humanitarian relief material after disaster, blood has its distinguishing characteristics like perishability and time-sensitivity. During the post-disaster emergency blood collection, the location and allocation of mobile blood collecting facilities directly influence the timely supply of blood. This paper proposes a two-stage bi-objective mixed integer location-allocation model for mobile blood collecting facilities. An augmented 휀-constraint combined with Lagrangian relaxation method is applied. Finally numerical experiments based on blood collection process in Shanghai is provided.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1114-1119
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 25 Dec 2019
Event9th IFAC Conference Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control - Berlin, Germany
Duration: 28 Aug 201930 Aug 2019


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