Title: Research on emergency resources storage region division based on two-stage stochastic programming

Authors: Jing Wang; Haoxiong Yang; Jianming Zhu

Addresses: School of Business, Beijing Technology and Business University, Beijing, 100048, China ' School of Business, Beijing Technology and Business University, Beijing, 100048, China ' College of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100049, China

Abstract: Emergency resources storage takes an important role in emergency management research which decides whether the disaster relief process can be carried out smoothly. In this paper we analyse the necessity of regional emergency resources storage and find that the region division problem is of the first importance in the regional emergency resources storage system. We proposed a two-stage stochastic programming model and algorithm to solve this problem. Finally we gave a case study to highlight efficiency of the proposed solution strategy.

Keywords: stochastic programming; regional emergency resources; emergency resources storage; scenario analysis; emergency management; disaster relief; stochastic modelling.

DOI: 10.1504/IJITM.2015.068497

International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 2015 Vol.14 No.2/3, pp.124 - 132

Received: 04 May 2013
Accepted: 04 Jan 2014

Published online: 18 Mar 2015 *

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