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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Computer Science D-index 115 Citations 58,502 411 World Ranking 66 National Ranking 4
Mathematics D-index 112 Citations 50,151 388 World Ranking 3 National Ranking 1

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Awards & Achievements

2021 - Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Prize, Canada Council

2019 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For domain-defining contributions to the theory and practice of vehicle routing, facility location, and distribution management.

2018 - Prix Marie-Victorin, Government of Quebec

2005 - Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Mathematical optimization
  • Statistics
  • Algorithm

His main research concerns Vehicle routing problem, Mathematical optimization, Operations research, Tabu search and Routing. The Vehicle routing problem study combines topics in areas such as Metaheuristic, Heuristic, Simulation, Mathematical model and Integer programming. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Algorithm and Benchmark.

Gilbert Laporte interconnects Linear programming, Scheduling, Scheduling and Arc routing in the investigation of issues within Operations research. His studies deal with areas such as Tabu search heuristic, Local search and Search algorithm as well as Tabu search. His Routing research integrates issues from Function, Stochastic process and Fuel efficiency.

His most cited work include:

  • The vehicle routing problem: An overview of exact and approximate algorithms (1317 citations)
  • A tabu search heuristic for the vehicle routing problem (1035 citations)
  • A tabu search heuristic for periodic and multi-depot vehicle routing problems (671 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Mathematical optimization, Operations research, Vehicle routing problem, Routing and Travelling salesman problem are his primary areas of study. His research combines Algorithm and Mathematical optimization. His Operations research research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Time horizon, Linear programming, Scheduling, Project management and Integer programming.

His work carried out in the field of Vehicle routing problem brings together such families of science as Metaheuristic, Static routing, Benchmark, Mathematical model and Combinatorial optimization. The Travelling salesman problem study combines topics in areas such as Hamiltonian path and Combinatorics. Gilbert Laporte has researched Tabu search in several fields, including Tabu search heuristic and Search algorithm.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mathematical optimization (48.56%)
  • Operations research (31.04%)
  • Vehicle routing problem (27.91%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • Mathematical optimization (48.56%)
  • Operations research (31.04%)
  • Routing (18.52%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Gilbert Laporte mainly focuses on Mathematical optimization, Operations research, Routing, Vehicle routing problem and Metaheuristic. His study in Heuristic, Heuristic, Integer programming, Linear programming and Travelling salesman problem falls within the category of Mathematical optimization. In his study, Rapid transit is strongly linked to Network planning and design, which falls under the umbrella field of Operations research.

His work carried out in the field of Routing brings together such families of science as Algorithm, Simulation and Benchmark. Computer network covers Gilbert Laporte research in Vehicle routing problem. His studies deal with areas such as Large neighborhood search and Job shop scheduling as well as Metaheuristic.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • 50th Anniversary Invited Article-Goods Distribution with Electric Vehicles: Review and Research Perspectives (148 citations)
  • Thirty years of heterogeneous vehicle routing (127 citations)
  • Battery degradation and behaviour for electric vehicles: Review and numerical analyses of several models (116 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Mathematical optimization
  • Statistics
  • Algorithm

His primary scientific interests are in Mathematical optimization, Vehicle routing problem, Routing, Metaheuristic and Heuristic. His is doing research in Travelling salesman problem, Linear programming, Time horizon, Heuristics and Column generation, both of which are found in Mathematical optimization. His study focuses on the intersection of Heuristics and fields such as Scheduling with connections in the field of Operations research and Grid.

Vehicle routing problem is a subfield of Computer network that he studies. His Routing research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Iterated local search, Cover, Evolutionary algorithm and Benchmark. His Heuristic research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Robust optimization, Integer programming and Heuristic.

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Best Publications

The vehicle routing problem: An overview of exact and approximate algorithms

Gilbert Laporte.
European Journal of Operational Research (1992)

2346 Citations

A tabu search heuristic for the vehicle routing problem

Michel Gendreau;Alain Hertz;Gilbert Laporte.
Management Science (1994)

1738 Citations

A tabu search heuristic for periodic and multi-depot vehicle routing problems

Jean-François Cordeau;Michel Gendreau;Gilbert Laporte.
Networks (1997)

1064 Citations

A unified tabu search heuristic for vehicle routing problems with time windows

Jean-François Cordeau;Gilbert Laporte;Anne Mercier.
Journal of the Operational Research Society (2001)

1057 Citations

Classical and modern heuristics for the vehicle routing problem

Gilbert Laporte;Michel Gendreau;Jean-Yves Potvin;Frédéric Semet.
International Transactions in Operational Research (2000)

1018 Citations

The traveling salesman problem: An overview of exact and approximate algorithms

Gilbert Laporte.
European Journal of Operational Research (1992)

989 Citations

Metaheuristics: A bibliography

Ibrahim H. Osman;Gilbert Laporte.
Annals of Operations Research (1996)

982 Citations

Fifty Years of Vehicle Routing

Gilbert Laporte.
Transportation Science (2009)

924 Citations

Ambulance location and relocation models

Luce Brotcorne;Gilbert Laporte;Gilbert Laporte;Frédéric Semet;Frédéric Semet.
European Journal of Operational Research (2003)

923 Citations

A guide to vehicle routing heuristics

Jean-François Cordeau;Michel Gendreau;Gilbert Laporte;Jean-Yves Potvin.
Journal of the Operational Research Society (2002)

863 Citations

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