Cybernetics and Systems Analysis

, Volume 46, Issue 5, pp 710–717 | Cite as

Development and analysis of cooperative model-based metaheuristics

  • L. F. HulianytskyiEmail author
  • S. I. Sirenko


The paper proposes a methodology to construct cooperative metaheuristic methods for solving combinatorial optimization problems using model-based algorithms. Its distinctive feature is that the original problem is solved by a search (optimization) in the space of models. Such a search is performed on the basis of models formed by basic algorithms. Cooperative metaheuristics underlain by ant colony optimization and MH-method algorithms are developed, and the efficiency of the proposed methodology is evaluated by means of a computational experiment.


combinatorial optimization model-based methods cooperative metaheuristics ant colony optimization MH-method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.V. M. Glushkov Institute of CyberneticsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKyivUkraine

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