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By Isabelle Devarenne, Hakim Mabed (auth.), Jano van Hemert, Carlos Cotta (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3540786031

ISBN-13: 9783540786030

This ebook constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the eighth ecu convention on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, EvoCOP 2008, held in Naples, Italy, in March 2008.

The 24 revised complete papers provided have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from sixty nine submissions. The papers current the most recent examine and talk about present advancements and purposes in metaheuristics - a paradigm to successfully remedy tricky combinatorial optimization difficulties showing in quite a few commercial, not pricey, and clinical domain names. well-known examples of metaheuristics are evolutionary algorithms, simulated annealing, tabu seek, scatter seek, memetic algorithms, variable local seek, iterated neighborhood seek, grasping randomized adaptive seek methods, estimation of distribution algorithms and ant colony optimization.

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However, as noted in [10], this method does not always give the optimal path when there is a duality gap. In this study, a cooperative particle swarm technique is used to solve the DCLC path problem and compare its performance with LARAC algorithm. W. Mohemmed, M. C. ), as developed by Kennedy and Eberhart in 1995 [13]. The algorithmic flow in PSO starts with a population of particles whose positions, that represent the potential solutions for the studied problem, and velocities are randomly initialized in the search space.

The particle contains weights (real numbers) that are decoded to build a Shortest Paths Tree (SPT). This tree is represented by the predecessors vector and built progressively from iteration to iteration. In the end, the shortest path tree will contain the shortest path from the source to the destination. Each particle keeps two vectors, the prev[v] representing the node previous to node v and the C[v] recording the total cost of path from node v to the source. The C[v] vector is initialized to ∞.

The node exchange neighborhood of a current solution S with spanned nodes P includes all feasible tours S for each node set P that can be derived from P by replacing one spanned node pi ∈ Vi , i ∈ {1, . . , r}, by another node v of the same cluster Vi . ) round trips. Unfortunately, determining the minimum cost round trip for a given node set P is NP-hard since this subproblem corresponds to the classical TSP. Hence, instead of calculating the optimal round trip, we use the well known Chained Lin-Kernighan (CLK) algorithm [15] implemented in the Concorde library1 to find a good but not necessarily optimal tour S for a certain P .

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