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A new genetic local search algorithm for graph coloring

  • RaphaËl Dorne
  • Jin-Kao Hao
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1498)

Abstract

This paper presents a new genetic local search algorithm for the graph coloring problem. The algorithm combines an original crossover based on the notion of union of independent sets and a powerful local search operator (tabu search). This new hybrid algorithm allows us to improve ou the best known results of some large instances of the famous Dimacs benchmarks.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • RaphaËl Dorne
    • 1
  • Jin-Kao Hao
    • 1
  1. 1.LGI2P/EMA-EERIENÎmesFrance

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