Inventory, logistics, and transportation
1. A multi-objective location-routing problem model for multi-device relief logistics under uncertainty using meta-heuristic algorithm

Adel Pourghader chobar; Majid Sabk Ara; Samaneh Moradi Pirbalouti; Mehdi Khadem; Saeed Bahrami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 November 2021

  During natural and abnormal accidents, many people are injured, and a large number of wastes and rubbish are produced, so it is necessary to collect the injured and take them to treatment centers, which must be done in the reaction phase. Also, in the recovery and reconstruction phase, since a large ...  Read More

Heuristics and Metaheuristics Algorithms
2. Nature-inspired metaheuristic algorithms: literature review and presenting a novel classification

Mehdi Khadem; Abbas Toloie Eshlaghy; kiamars Fathi Hafshejani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 December 2021

  Over the past decade, solving complex optimization problems with metaheuristic algorithms has attracted many experts and researchers.There are exact methods and approximate methods to solve optimization problems. Nature has always been a model for humans to draw the best mechanisms and the best engineering ...  Read More