Multiobjective optimization in the Airport Gate Assignment Problem, exact versus evolutionary multiobjective optimization

Ignacy Kaliszewski, Janusz Miroforidis, Jarosław Tomasz Stańczak


In this paper, we approach the Airport Gate Assignment Problem by Multiobjective Optimization as well as Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization. We solve a bi-criteria formulation of this problem by the commercial mixedinteger programming solver CPLEX and a dedicated Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization algorithm. To deal with multiple objectives, we apply a methodology that we developed earlier to capture decision-maker preferences in multi-objective environments. We present the results of numerical tests for these two approaches.


Airport Gate Assignment Problem, Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization, Mixed-integer Programming

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