A Fuzzy Approach Using Generalized Dinkelbach's Algorithm for Multiobjective Linear Fractional Transportation Problem

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Cetin N., TİRYAKİ F.

MATHEMATICAL PROBLEMS IN ENGINEERING, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1155/2014/702319


We consider a multiobjective linear fractional transportation problem (MLFTP) with several fractional criteria, such as, the maximization of the transport profitability like profit/cost or profit/time, and its two properties are source and destination. Our aim is to introduce MLFTP which has not been studied in literature before and to provide a fuzzy approach which obtain a compromise Pareto-optimal solution for this problem. To do this, first, we present a theorem which shows that MLFTP is always solvable. And then, reducing MLFTP to the Zimmermann's "min" operator model which is the max-min problem, we construct Generalized Dinkelbach's Algorithm for solving the obtained problem. Furthermore, we provide an illustrative numerical example to explain this fuzzy approach.