Enhanced Quantum Evolutionary Algorithms for Difficult Knapsack Problems

  • C. Patvardhan
  • Apurva Narayan
  • A. Srivastav
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4815)


Difficult knapsack problems are problems that are expressly designed to be difficult. In this paper, enhanced Quantum Evolutionary Algorithms are designed and their application is presented for the solution of the DKPs. The algorithms are general enough and can be used with advantage in other subset selection problems.


Evolutionary Algorithms Quantum knapsack 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Patvardhan
    • 1
  • Apurva Narayan
    • 1
  • A. Srivastav
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra – 282005 
  2. 2.Mathematisches Seminar, Christian-Albrechts-Universitat Zu Kiel, KielGermany

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