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Is it possible to view the Python code for the Make Vehicle Routing Problem Layer tool of ArcGIS Desktop?


Actually I'm not looking for the Python code, I want to realize about the algorithm applied for solving VRP in GIS. Is it genetic algorithm, Integer programming or etc?

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No it is not possible. The Make Vehicle Routing Problem Layer tool is not a python script tool, it is a proprietary closed source binary/compiled tool.

You can see at a glance what sort a tool is from the icon in Toolbox:

  • binary/compiled tool = binary/compiled tool
  • script tool = script tool
  • model tool = model tool

The documentation states that "The heuristics used in this process are based on a tabu search metaheuristic and are proprietary". You may wish to look for an open-source Vehicle Routing Problem solver.

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