Simulated Annealing

Chapter

Abstract

Many problems in engineering, planning and manufacturing can be modeled as that of minimizing or maximizing a cost function over a finite set of discrete variables. This class of so-called combinatorial optimization problems has received much attention over the years and major achievements have been made in its analysis (Ausiello et al.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Eindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Philips Research LaboratoriesEindhovenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.NXPEindhovenThe Netherlands

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