Considers alternative types of computer models designed to assistdecision makers on questions of site location. Relates to a larger scaleresearch project which aims to examine the necessary requirements forcomputers to provide practical decision support. It involves comparing awide range of modelling techniques, with a view to establishing theirrelative strengths and the conditions under which each would be the mostappropriate choice. Discusses the range of modelling techniquesavailable and provides a more detailed review of one particular modelwhich combines a conventional approach, based on algebraicequations, with an expert systems approach.
International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management – Emerald Publishing
Published: Apr 1, 1992