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Recent Advances on Meta-Heuristics and Their Application to Real Scenarios

Edited by Javier Del Ser

Tecnalia Research & Innovation

This book aims at attracting the interest of researchers and practitioners around the applicability of meta-heuristic algorithms to practical scenarios arising from different knowledge disciplines. Emphasis is placed on evolutionary algorithms and swarm intelligence as computational means to efficiently balance the tradeoff between optimality of the produced solutions and the complexity derived from their estimation. In summary, this book serves as a good start point for early-stage investigators in the initial steps of their research on meta-heuristics, grounded on both a thorough literature review and the practical orientation of its contents.

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Recent Advances on Meta-Heuristics and Their Application to Real ScenariosEdited by Javier Del Ser

Published: January 30th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/3434

ISBN: 978-953-51-0913-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6297-1

Copyright year: 2013

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9799 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

18 Dimensions Citations


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1. Using Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm and Multicriteria Analysis for the Production Scheduling of a Brazilian Garment Company

By Dalessandro Soares Vianna, Igor Carlos Pulini and Carlos Bazilio Martins


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2. Grasp and Path Relinking to Solve the Problem of Selecting Efficient Work Teams

By Fernando Sandoya and Ricardo Aceves


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3. Meta-Heuristic Optimization Techniques and Its Applications in Robotics

By Alejandra Cruz-Bernal


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4. A Comparative Study on Meta Heuristic Algorithms for Solving Multilevel Lot-Sizing Problems

By Ikou Kaku, Yiyong Xiao and Yi Han


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5. A Two-Step Optimisation Method for Dynamic Weapon Target Assignment Problem

By Cédric Leboucher, Hyo-Sang Shin, Patrick Siarry, Rachid Chelouah, Stéphane Le Ménec and Antonios Tsourdos


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