TY - JOUR

T1 - Obnoxious facility location

T2 - Complete service with minimal harm

AU - Ben-Moshe, Boaz

AU - Katz, Matthew J.

AU - Segal, Michael

PY - 2000/12

Y1 - 2000/12

N2 - We present efficient algorithms for several instances of the following facility location problem. Place k obnoxious facilities, with respect to n given demand sites and m given regions, where the goal is to maximize the minimal distance between a demand site and a facility, under the constraint that each of the regions must contain at least one facility. We also present an efficient solution to the following planar problem that arises as a subproblem. Given n transmitters, each of range r, construct a compact data structure that supports coverage queries, i.e., determine whether a query polygonal/rectangular region is fully covered by the transmitters.

AB - We present efficient algorithms for several instances of the following facility location problem. Place k obnoxious facilities, with respect to n given demand sites and m given regions, where the goal is to maximize the minimal distance between a demand site and a facility, under the constraint that each of the regions must contain at least one facility. We also present an efficient solution to the following planar problem that arises as a subproblem. Given n transmitters, each of range r, construct a compact data structure that supports coverage queries, i.e., determine whether a query polygonal/rectangular region is fully covered by the transmitters.

KW - Coverage queries

KW - Facility location optimization

KW - Piercing set

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0034556438&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1142/S0218195900000322

DO - 10.1142/S0218195900000322

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AN - SCOPUS:0034556438

SN - 0218-1959

VL - 10

SP - 581

EP - 592

JO - International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications

JF - International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications

IS - 6

ER -