The quadratic assignment problem (QAP) formulation for assigning 'n' facilities to 'n' mutually exclusive locations is the most typical model used in manufacturing or interactive service systems.
What does QAP stand for?
QAP stands for Quadratic Assignment Problem
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We have 37 other meanings of QAP in our Acronym Attic
- Quality Assurance Oversight Committee (Ministry of Finance, Malta)
- QoS Ad-Hoc On-Demand Distance Vector
- Quality Assurance Acceptable
- Quality Assured Office Machines (Green Bay, WI)
- Quantitative Analysis and Operations Management (University of Cincinnati College of Business; Ohio)
- Quantitative Approaches in Object-Oriented Software Engineering (conference)
- Quality Assurance Operating Procedure
- Quantitative Amplification of Single-Stranded DNA
- QoS Access Point
- Quad Arithmetic Processor
- Quadripartite Advisory Publication
- Qualification and Acceptance Program
- Qualified Allocation Plan (housing tax credit program)
- Qualified Armed Posseman
- Quality Action Plan (various organizations)
- Quality Assurance Personnel
- Quality Assurance Plan
- Quality Assurance Procedure
- Quality Assurance Program
- Quality Assurance Protocol
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The problem is treated as a quadratic assignment problem (Armour & Buffa 1963).
Next, several quadratic assignment problems to which we have applied simulated annealing heuristics are defined, followed by a description of our heuristic methods and the results of computational experimentation.