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Performance evaluation of distance metrics on Firefly Algorithm for VRP with time windows

  • Divya AggarwalEmail author
  • Vijay Kumar
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Abstract

In this paper, a modification in randomness factor is proposed for enhancing the exploitation capability of firefly algorithm. The proposed approach is applied on Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows (VRPTW). There is no single distance measure that fits for all type of VRPTW. An attempt has been made to evaluate on three different distance measures on the proposed approach. The performance of proposed approach on different distance measures has been evaluated on two well-known instances of Solomon’s benchmark test. The experimental results show that the performance of Brute–Curtis distance measure outperforms the other measures.

Keywords

Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows Firefly algorithm Optimization Intensity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Science and Engineering DepartmentThapar Institute of Engineering and TechnologyPatialaIndia
  2. 2.Computer Science and Engineering DepartmentNational Institute of TechnologyHamirpurIndia

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