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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 746781, 9 pages
Multi Objective Optimization of Coordinated Scheduling of Cranes and Vehicles at Container Terminals
1Department of Industrial Engineering, Lenjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zarinshahr, Esfahan 84741, Iran
2Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM Serdang, 43400 Selangor, Malaysia
Received 20 March 2013; Revised 28 May 2013; Accepted 1 June 2013
Academic Editor: Wen-Jer Chang
Copyright © 2013 Seyed Mahdi Homayouni and Sai Hong Tang. 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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