Green Vehicle Routing Problem: The Tradeoff between Travel Distance and Carbon Emissions

Cheng Yuan Wu, Thammarsat Visutarrom, Tsung Che Chiang

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Abstract

Recently, the green vehicle routing problem (GVRP) starts to attract the attention of researchers due to the awareness of the environmental impact of transportation. The GRVP is an extension of the classical VRP by taking minimization of travel distance as well as carbon emissions as the objectives. In this paper, we solved the GVRP by a multiobjective evolutionary algorithm to find the set of Pareto optimal solutions. We found that the tradeoff between travel distance and carbon emissions is small with a load-distance emission model and a parameter setting in the literature. The tradeoff becomes significant only when the emissions of an empty vehicle and of a full-load vehicle differ a lot. Whether the GVRP should be treated as a multiobjective optimization problem (MOP) or not needs more investigation in the future.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2018
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages1659-1664
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781538695821
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Dec 18
Event15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2018 - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 2018 Nov 182018 Nov 21

Publication series

Name2018 15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2018

Other

Other15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2018
CountrySingapore
CitySingapore
Period18/11/1818/11/21

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Control and Optimization

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    Wu, C. Y., Visutarrom, T., & Chiang, T. C. (2018). Green Vehicle Routing Problem: The Tradeoff between Travel Distance and Carbon Emissions. In 2018 15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2018 (pp. 1659-1664). [8581240] (2018 15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2018). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICARCV.2018.8581240