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Metaheuristics for Hard Optimization

Methods and Case Studies

Authors: Dréo, J., Pétrowski, A., Siarry, P., Taillard, E.

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About this Textbook

Metaheuristics for Hard Optimization comprises of three parts. The first part is devoted to the detailed presentation of the four most widely known metaheuristics:

• the simulated annealing method,

• tabu search,

• the evolutionary algorithms,

• ant colony algorithms.

Each one of these metaheuristics is actually a family of methods, of which the essential elements are discussed. In the second part, the book presents some other less widespread metaheuristics, then, extensions of metaheuristics and some ways of research are described . The problem of the choice of a metaheuristic is posed and solution methods are discussed. The last part concentrates on three case studies from telecommunications, air traffic control, and vehicle routing.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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eBook 74,96 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-06194-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Metaheuristics for Hard Optimization
Book Subtitle
Methods and Case Studies
Authors
Translated by
Chatterjee, A.
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-30966-6
DOI
10.1007/3-540-30966-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-23022-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-06194-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 372
Additional Information
Originally published in French "Métaheuristiques pour l'optimisation difficile", 2003, Eyrolles, Paris, France
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