Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review

ISSN: 2223-5833

Open Access

Prasad V

Central America

  • Research Article
    Optimum Route to All Seven Emirates: A Travelling Salesman Approach
    Author(s): Maria Molina Fernando, Prasad V and Shaikh MIMaria Molina Fernando, Prasad V and Shaikh MI

    United Arab Emirates has seven emirates namely Abu Dhabi (capital), Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al Quwain, Ras al Khaimah and Fujairah (Al Ain being counted within Abu Dhabi). This limited number of emirates though small in number but pose a great challenge when transportation among all the emirates is a task to be done optimally. Our study focuses on an application of Travelling salesman problem using assignment technique (operations research) which considers all the seven emirates including Al Ain as a separate emirate only for experiment reasons since the large distance between Al Ain and other emirates is not negligible. If there are n cities through which a salesman has to pass without passing any of the cities twice, there are (n-1)! ways through all the cities but there is one and only one optimum solution to it which has the minimum cost associated with it as well as the distan.. Read More»

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