AM12-4 - Location-allocation modeling and p-median problems

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Learning Objectives: 
  • Describe the structure of origin-destination matrices
  • Explain Weber’s locational triangle
  • Assess the outcome of location-allocation models using other spatial analysis techniques
  • Compare and contrast covering, dispersion, and p-median models
  • Locate, using location-allocation software, service facilities that meet given sets of constraints
  • Explain the concepts of demand and service