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VeRoLog Solver Challenge 2014

VeRoLog, in collaboration with PTV group, is proud to announce the first edition of the VeRoLog Solver Challenge (VSC2014). This challenge is aimed at comparing on a specific variant of Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP), this year proposed by PTV, the computer codes implemented by the participants and submitted in executable form to the jury. The codes will be compared by considering the quality of the solutions obtained within a specific time limit on a set of test instances that will be defined by the jury. The declaration of the winners will take place at VeRoLog 2014 in Oslo, June 22-25, 2014.

The problem that is the subject of VSC2014 is called the Swap-Body VRP (SB-VRP) and is described in detail in the attached document. The participant teams have to pre-register BEFORE December 31, 2013 by sending an email to the jury at indicating the name and affiliation of all team members and the name of the team leader. 

The jury is chaired by Werner Heid and includes Geir Hasle and Daniele Vigo.

All correspondence regarding the challenge must be sent uniquely to specifying [VSC2014] in the subject.

ATTENTION : The dates included in the package are modified as follows:

Pre selection submission deadline:                                          April 05, 2014

Announcement which teams are in final round:                    April 15, 2014

Final code submission deadline:                                               May 31, 2014

Daniele Vigo

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