Exact Approaches for the Travelling Thief Problem

  • Junhua Wu
  • Markus Wagner
  • Sergey Polyakovskiy
  • Frank Neumann
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10593)

Abstract

Many evolutionary and constructive heuristic approaches have been introduced in order to solve the Travelling Thief Problem (TTP). However, the accuracy of such approaches is unknown due to their inability to find global optima. In this paper, we propose three exact algorithms and a hybrid approach to the TTP. We compare these with state-of-the-art approaches to gather a comprehensive overview on the accuracy of heuristic methods for solving small TTP instances.

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Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Australian Research councils through grants DP130104395 and DE160100850, and by the supercomputing resources provided by the Phoenix HPC service at the University of Adelaide.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Junhua Wu
    • 1
  • Markus Wagner
    • 1
  • Sergey Polyakovskiy
    • 1
  • Frank Neumann
    • 1
  1. 1.Optimisation and Logistics, School of Computer ScienceThe University of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia

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