Interactive graphical computer application for large-scale cattle feed distribution management

Marianna Tracey, Moshe Dror

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Abstract

In this paper we describe the development of a visual computer-based interactive management tool for feed distribution at a cattle ranch. In Operations Research terminology, the underlying problem is that of a split-delivery capacitated rural postman problem with time windows on arc. In terms of decision support, the scope of the paper is the description of a computer-based tool used to graphically present the feed distribution solution, and to facilitate the management of cattle feed related input and update operations. This system was site tested in a real cattle feed environment and received very high praise from the cattle professionals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-72
Number of pages12
JournalDecision Support Systems
Volume19
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1997

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Keywords

  • Arc routing
  • Cattle feed distribution
  • Decision support system

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  • Management Information Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Information Systems and Management

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Interactive graphical computer application for large-scale cattle feed distribution management. / Tracey, Marianna; Dror, Moshe.

In: Decision Support Systems, Vol. 19, No. 1, 01.1997, p. 61-72.

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