Aleksandar Stanković, Danijel Marković, Goran Petrović, Žarko Čojbašić

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This paper presents a methodology for solving the municipal waste collection problem in urban areas. The problem is treated as a distance-constrained capacitated vehicle routing problem for municipal waste collection (DCCVRP-MWC). To solve this problem, four meta-heuristic algorithms were used: Genetic algorithm (GA), Simulated annealing (SA), Particle swarm optimization (PSO) and Ant colony optimization (ACO). Vehicle guidance plays a huge role in large transportation companies, and with this test, we propose one of several algorithms for solving urban waste collection problems.


vehicle routing problem, municipal waste, meta-heuristic, logistic model

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