Filling a theatre in times of corona

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In this paper, we introduce an optimization problem posed by the Music Building Eindhoven (MBE) to deal with the economical consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic for theatre halls. We propose a model for maximizing the number of guests in a theatre hall that respects social distancing rules, and is based on trapezoid packings. Computational results show that up to 40% of the normal capacity can be used for a single show setting, and up to 70% in case artists opt for two consecutive performances per evening.
Originele taal-2Engels
StatusGepubliceerd - 30 sep. 2020

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24 pages, 6 figures, submitted to INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics


  • cs.AI
  • math.OC

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