An Interactive Procedure for Multiobjective Analysis of Water Resources Allocation

Kindler, J., Zielinski, P., & De Mare, L. (1980). An Interactive Procedure for Multiobjective Analysis of Water Resources Allocation. IFAC Proceedings Volumes 13 (3) 41-50. 10.1016/S1474-6670(17)65054-7.

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This paper reports on part of IIASA's research concerning regional water management planning, focusing on the Western Skane region in Southern Sweden. The IIASA's studies are concerned with four issues of particular importance to water resources management, namely, conflict resolution, criteria of choice, uncertainty, and institutional arrangements. This paper is related primarily to the first two of these issues. An interactive procedure seeking the satisfactory nondominated solution of the multiobjective water resources allocation problem is discussed. It is based on the Powell method with penally function for the solution of scalar optimization problem and on a constraint and weighting method, or actually a reference objective method, for the solution of the multiobjective optimization problem. Application of the procedure is illustrated by an example referring to the situation in the Kavlinge River system in the Western Skane, Sweden.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Computer-aided system design; nonlinear programming; water resources; multiobjective optimization; modelling; iterative methods
Depositing User: Luke Kirwan
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2017 09:48
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 17:29

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