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Simulated Annealing

This book provides the readers with the knowledge of Simulated Annealing and its vast applications in the various branches of engineering. We encourage readers to explore the application of Simulated Annealing in their work for the task of optimization.

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Simulated AnnealingEdited by Cher Ming Tan

Published: September 1st 2008

DOI: 10.5772/67

ISBN: 978-953-7619-07-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5746-5

Copyright year: 2008

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63142 Total Chapter Downloads

47 Crossref Citations

112 Web of Science Citations

108 Dimensions Citations


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1. Simulated Annealing as an Intensification Component in Hybrid Population-based Metaheuristics

By Davide Anghinolfi and Massimo Paolucci


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2. Multi-Objective Simulated Annealing for a Maintenance Workforce Scheduling Problem: A Case Study

By Nima Safaei, Dragan Banjevic and Andrew K.S. Jardine


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3. Using Simulated Annealing for Open Shop Scheduling with Sum Criteria

By Michael Andresen, Heidemarie Bräsel, Mathias Plauschin and Frank Werner


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4. Real Time Multiagent Decision Making by Simulated Annealing

By Dawei Jiang and Jingyu Han


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5. Learning FCM with Simulated Annealing

By M.Ghazanfari and S. Alizadeh


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6. Knowledge-Informed Simulated Annealing for Spatial Allocation Problems

By Jiunn-Der Duh


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7. An Efficient Quasi-Human Heuristic Algorithm for Solving the Rectangle-Packing Problem

By Wenqi Huang and Duanbing Chen


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8. Application of Simulated Annealing to Routing Problems in City Logistics

By Hisafumi Kokubugata and Hironao Kawashima


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9. Theory and Applications of Simulated Annealing for Nonlinear Constrained Optimization

By Benjamin W. Wah, Yixin Chen and Tao Wang


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10. Annealing Stochastic Approximation Monte Carlo for Global Optimization

By Faming Liang


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11. Application of Simulated Annealing on the Study of Multiphase Systems

By Maurice, G. Politis, Michael E. Kainourgiakis, Eustathios S. Kikkinides and Athanasios K. Stubos


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12. Simulated Annealing for Mixture Distribution Analysis and its Applications to Reliability Testing

By Cher Ming Tan and Nagarajan Raghavan


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13. Reticle Floorplanning and Simulated Wafer Dicing for Multiple-Project Wafers by Simulated Annealing

By Rung-Bin Lin, Meng-Chiou Wu and Shih-Cheng Tsai


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14. Structural Optimization Using Simulated Annealing

By Fazil O. Sonmez


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15. Optimization of Reinforced Concrete Structures by Simulated Annealing

By F. González-Vidosa, V. Yepes, J. Alcalá, M. Carrera, C. Perea and I. Payá-Zaforteza


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16. Best Practices for Simulated Annealing in Multiprocessor Task Distribution Problems

By Heikki Orsila, Erno Salminen and Timo D. Hämäläinen


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17. Simulated Annealing of Two Electron Density Solution Systems

By Mario de Oliveira Neto, Ronaldo Luiz Alonso, Fabio Lima Leite, Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr, Igor Polikarpov and Yvonne Primerano Mascarenhas


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18. Improving the Neighborhood Selection Strategy in Simulated Annealing Using the Optimal Stopping Problem

By Saed Alizamir, Steffen Rebennack and Panos M. Pardalos


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19. A Comparison of Simulated Annealing, Elliptic and Genetic Algorithms for Finding Irregularly Shaped Spatial Clusters

By Luiz Duczmal, André L. F. Cançado, Ricardo H. C. Takahashi and Lupércio F. Bessegato


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20. Practical Considerations for Simulated Annealing Implementation

By Sergio Ledesma, Gabriel Aviña and Raul Sanchez


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