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Improvements in Simulated Quenching Method for Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows by Using Search History and Devising Means for Reducing the Number of Vehicles

By Hisafumi Kokubugata, Yuji Shimazaki, Shuichi Matsumoto, Hironao Kawashima and Tatsuru Daimon

Submitted: December 7th 2011Reviewed: May 4th 2012Published: August 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/47854

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Hisafumi Kokubugata, Yuji Shimazaki, Shuichi Matsumoto, Hironao Kawashima and Tatsuru Daimon (August 29th 2012). Improvements in Simulated Quenching Method for Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows by Using Search History and Devising Means for Reducing the Number of Vehicles, Simulated Annealing Marcos de Sales Guerra Tsuzuki, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/47854. Available from:

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