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Medication Distribution Problem

dc.contributor.advisorHerrmann, Jeffreyen_US
dc.contributor.authorSchalliol, Kristen
dc.descriptionThis report is the final project of a student in ISR's 2008 Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.en
dc.description.abstractThis Medication Distribution Problem was based on emergency preparedness for a potential bioterrorist attack against the public. If the event were to take place, efficient scheduling of truck routes would need to be available. Tour Solver was the software used to generate truck routes under different constraints. The results were then used to find the best routing schedule. Nine truck routes were successfully developed for different scenarios of the problem. These scenarios were then taken and further analyzed for scheduling. More scenarios can and should be generated and assessed in future research towards solving this vehicle routing problem. \en
dc.description.sponsorshipThe National Science Foundation sponsors the Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.en
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dc.relation.ispartofseriesTR 2008-23
dc.subjectemergency preparednessen
dc.subjectmedication distributionen
dc.subjectpublic healthen
dc.subjecthealth clinicsen
dc.subjectmass dispensingen
dc.titleMedication Distribution Problemen
dc.typeTechnical Reporten
dc.relation.isAvailableAtInstitute for Systems Researchen_us
dc.relation.isAvailableAtDigital Repository at the University of Marylanden_us
dc.relation.isAvailableAtUniversity of Maryland (College Park, MD)en_us

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