ABSTRACT The reliability of facility location problems has been received wide attention for several decades. Researchers formulate varied models to optimize the reliability of location decisions. But the most of such studies are not practical since the models are too ideal. In this paper, based on the classical uncapacitated fixed-charge location problem (UFLP) and some supply constraints from the reality, we distinguish deterministic facility failure and stochastic facility failure cases to formulate models to measure the reliability of a system. The computational results and reliability envelopes for a specific example are also given.
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