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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 636937, 9 pages
Global Optimization for Bus Line Timetable Setting Problem
School of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Central South University, 22 Shaoshan South Road, Changsha 410075, China
Received 25 July 2013; Accepted 28 January 2014; Published 2 March 2014
Academic Editor: Carlo Piccardi
Copyright © 2014 Qun Chen. 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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