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Connectedness and Local Search for Bicriteria Knapsack Problems

  • Arnaud Liefooghe
  • Luís Paquete
  • Marco Simões
  • José R. Figueira
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6622)

Abstract

This article reports an experimental study on a given structural property of connectedness of optimal solutions for two variants of the bicriteria knapsack problem. A local search algorithm that explores this property is then proposed and its performance is compared against exact algorithms in terms of running time and number of optimal solutions found. The experimental results indicate that this simple local search algorithm is able to find a representative set of optimal solutions in most of the cases, and in much less time than exact approaches.

Keywords

Local Search Feasible Solution Knapsack Problem Neighborhood Structure Local Search Algorithm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnaud Liefooghe
    • 1
  • Luís Paquete
    • 2
  • Marco Simões
    • 2
  • José R. Figueira
    • 3
  1. 1.LIFL – CNRS – INRIA Lille-Nord EuropeUniversité Lille 1France
  2. 2.CISUC, Department of Informatics EngineeringUniversity of CoimbraPortugal
  3. 3.INPL, École des Mines de Nancy, Laboratoire LORIAFrance

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