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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 309585, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/309585
Research Article

A Location-Allocation Model for Seaport-Dry Port System Optimization

1Institute of Waterborne Transportation & Logistics Engineering, College of Harbor, Coastal and Offshore Engineering, Hohai University, Nanjing, China
2College of Transport & Communications, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China

Received 28 June 2013; Revised 26 October 2013; Accepted 3 November 2013

Academic Editor: Zhigang Jiang

Copyright © 2013 Xuejun Feng et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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