Computational Modeling and Problem Solving in the Networked World

Interfaces in Computer Science and Operations Research

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-5366-9 (Print) 978-1-4615-1043-7 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Perspectives on Computation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-29

      A Framework for Integrating Solution Methods

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      Pages 31-57

      Computational Modeling and Explanation

  3. Machine Learning & Heuristics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59

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      Pages 61-77

      Extremal Optimization: An Evolutionary Local-Search Algorithm

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      Pages 79-96

      Tabu and Scatter Search for Artificial Neural Networks

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      Pages 97-118

      A Machine-Learning Approach to Optimal Bid Pricing

  4. Algorithm Performance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 119-119

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      Pages 121-137

      Grasp with Adaptive Memory Programming for Finding Good Starting Solutions to the Multicommodity Capacitated Network Design Problem

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      Pages 139-153

      Analyzing the Impact of Knowledge on Algorithm Performance in Discrete Optimization

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      Pages 155-175

      A Computational Study of Three Demon Algorithm Variants for Solving the Traveling Salesman Problem

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      Pages 177-187

      Improved PTAs for the Unit-Height Rectangle Packing Problem: A New Dynamic Programming Procedure

  5. Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

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      Pages 191-212

      Mending the Lag Between Commerce and Research: A Logic-Based Workflow Verification Approach

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      Pages 213-233

      Batching Techniques for Task Allocation in Workflow Systems—Towards Effective Role Resolution

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      Pages 235-258

      RECO: Representation and Evaluation of Configurable Offers

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      Pages 259-275

      Mapping Midi to the Spiral Array: Disambiguating Pitch Spellings

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      Pages 277-302

      Fluid Models for Parallel Processor Allocation

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      Pages 303-325

      Identifying Investment Opportunities in International Telecommunications Markets Using Regression Models