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Network Analyst solver for determining optimal facilities from a set to serve demand points.

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Getting ALL demand points covered in location allocation analysis if facility capacities are sufficient using ArcGIS Pro

I want to match existing facilities with points of demand on the basis of individual capacity/demand and shortest distance. There is more capacity available than there is demand. The desired outcome ...
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Finding an optimal siting location for a set of points with each point weighted differently

I have a layer of points features, and a road network shapefile. I want to calculate an optimal location for a storage facility such that each point feature is given different weight (weight is an ...
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Why might Location Allocation give long paths when much shorter paths exist?

I'm using location-allocation in the network analyst toolbox of ArcMap to add features to my map. My objective function is to minimize impedance (meters). The image below shows the result. As you ...
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Location allocation in ArcGIS with an impedance parameter returning 'invalid impedance transformation type'?

I'm attempting to run a location-allocation analysis in the entire US using ArcMap 10.6. The demand points are zip code centroids, that have been loaded using Load Locations with two additional ...
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Optimal site allocation with accumulated cost and total number of sites minimisation [closed]

I am looking to define and solve the following GIS-based optimal location allocation problem. I have: A raster layer with the population living in each cell A friction layer (used to calculate ...
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Model for spatial distribution of resources in PostGIS? [closed]

I'm looking into a way to calculate the performance of each shop (funeral directors) based on resources available (funerals in last 5 years). Please see image attached, numbers are total funerals into ...
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ArcGIS network analyst load locations is very slow [duplicate]

I have been using a location allocation model for several months now, with no issue. The load location feature is extremely slow, minutes for 1 point. There is a spatial index and i have deleted and ...
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Seeking Vehicle Routing Problem and Location-Allocation Tool in QGIS?

I was wondering if there was a tool in QGIS that is similar to ArcGIS Network Analyst's Vehicle Routing Problem and Location-Allocation tools? I could not find any info about this in the internet.
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Saving a Child Object as a Feature Class/Layer

I'm very new to arcpy, my terminology might not be the most precise/accurate. I'm having trouble saving a sublayer (named "LALines") from a Location Allocation Solve Result as a feature class. As I ...
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Error 030033 : Parameter does not contain a network dataset data element

I tried to perform 'Solve location allocation' in ArcGIS and I received an error when I provided input road data to the to Network dataset section. It returned the following error: Error 030033 : ...
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Combining proximity criteria within Location Allocation?

I am using ArcGIS 10.5. I will explain the situation first: There are 134 139 forest centroids that serve as 'Demand point' to source Bioenergy conversion plants in the state of Queensland Australia....
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Making subsections in network-dataset for using location allocation in ArcMap?

I'm making a simple smart grid model on ArcGIS for my thesis and I have a town surrounded by several renewable energy sources from all around. I want to divide the network dataset into four ...
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Calculating urban areas that need pharmacies using QGIS?

I'm very new in QGIS. The task is to calculate the urban areas that has lack of pharmacies. I have buildings points with apartments count and existing pharmacies points. Then I made two raster ...
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location-allocation with minimum cost optimization [closed]

I am wondering if it is possible in ArcGIS 10.3 to customize the location-allocation network analyst or use other tools to find the location of a facility which minimize the costs and not the ...
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Are GIS tools suitable for physical capacity and placement management?

I'm a complete newbie to GIS systems, I've been watching some introductory videos about GIS but I'm not yet sure if GIS tools are the right tool for solving my problem. I have a database with ...
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Location Allocation (lines) to Polygon map?

I have a solved "Location-Allocation" Analysis, providing a map result like this. What methods do I have, to help transform this into a segmented polygon areas? Current doing it by hand, but have ...
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Location allocation Road Block- Unable to “Solve”

Software: ArcGIS/ArcMap 10.3.1 with network analyst extension Objective: Perform location-allocation services, based off of two Required Facilities and Demand Points. I feel like I have all critical ...
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Dividing points into Polygons based on an Attribute of that point and its relative distance to other points and a facility [closed]

I have random point data (school locations) that I need to divide into 'n' polygons (regions) based on: their distance to a facility, their relative distance to each other, and an attribute of that ...