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GIS-based spatial decision support system for grain logistics management
Author(s): Tong Zhen; Hongyi Ge; Yuying Jiang; Yi Che
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Paper Abstract

Grain logistics is the important component of the social logistics, which can be attributed to frequent circulation and the great quantity. At present time, there is no modern grain logistics distribution management system, and the logistics cost is the high. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have been widely used for spatial data manipulation and model operations and provide effective decision support through its spatial database management capabilities and cartographic visualization. In the present paper, a spatial decision support system (SDSS) is proposed to support policy makers and to reduce the cost of grain logistics. The system is composed of two major components: grain logistics goods tracking model and vehicle routing problem optimization model and also allows incorporation of data coming from external sources. The proposed system is an effective tool to manage grain logistics in order to increase the speed of grain logistics and reduce the grain circulation cost.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 July 2010
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 7749, 2010 International Conference on Display and Photonics, 77491T (21 July 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.871031
Show Author Affiliations
Tong Zhen, Henan Univ. of Technology (China)
Hongyi Ge, Henan Univ. of Technology (China)
Yuying Jiang, Henan Univ. of Technology (China)
Yi Che, Anhui Audit Vocational College (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7749:
2010 International Conference on Display and Photonics

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