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An Intelligent Scatter with Estimation of Distribution for Tabu Search

  • Masaharu Munetomo
  • Yuta Satake
  • Kiyoshi Akama
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4739)

Abstract

This paper proposes an efficient optimization algorithm based on tabu search and estimation of distribution algorithms. The proposed algorithm estimates characteristics of distribution of solutions after performing tabu searches based on a marginal product model to acquire linkage information. Once correct linkage information is obtained, we can perform crossovers effectively without disrupting building blocks using the information. The proposed algorithm is expected to adapt to both global and local characteristics of solution space. Through empirical studies, we show the effectiveness of our approach.

Keywords

tabu search extended compact genetic algorithm estimation of distribution algorithms 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masaharu Munetomo
    • 1
  • Yuta Satake
    • 2
  • Kiyoshi Akama
    • 1
  1. 1.Information Initiative Center 
  2. 2.Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0811Japan

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