2006

Metaheuristics for Hard Optimization

Simulated Annealing, Tabu Search, Evolutionary and Genetic Algorithms, Ant Colonies,… Methods and Case Studies

ISBN: 978-3-540-23022-9 (Print) 978-3-540-30966-6 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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    Pages 1-19

    Introduction

  2. Presentation of the Main Metaheuristics

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      Pages 23-46

      Simulated Annealing

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      Pages 47-73

      Tabu Search

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      Pages 75-122

      Evolutionary Algorithms

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      Pages 123-150

      Ant Colony Algorithms

  3. Variants, Extensions and Methodological Advices

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      Pages 153-177

      Some Other Metaheuristics

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      Pages 179-224

      Extensions

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      Pages 225-248

      Methodology

  4. Case Studies

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      Pages 251-276

      Optimization of UMTS Radio Access Networks with Genetic Algorithms

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      Pages 277-306

      Genetic Algorithms Applied to Air Traffic Management

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      Pages 307-326

      Constraint Programming and Ant Colonies Applied to Vehicle Routing Problems