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Dynamic job-shop scheduling using reinforcement learning agents
Static and dynamic scheduling methods have attracted a lot of attention in recent years. Among these, dynamic scheduling techniques handle scheduling problems where the scheduler does not possessExpand
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A Distributed Evolutionary Simulated Annealing Algorithm for Combinatorial Optimisation Problems
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In this paper, the Evolutionary Simulated Annealing (ESA) algorithm, its distributed implementation (dESA) and its application to two combinatorial problems are presented. Expand
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Teams of autonomous agents for job-shop scheduling problems: An experimental study
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ATeams—teams of autonomous agents co-operating by sharing solutions through a common memory—have been proposed as a means of solving combinatorial optimization problems. Expand
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UMTS base station location planning: a mathematical model and heuristic optimisation algorithms
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We propose a mathematical model for UMTS radio network planning taking into consideration fast power control, soft handover and pilot signal power in both uplink and downlink. Expand
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A simulated annealing algorithm for multi-agent systems: a job-shop scheduling application
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In this paper, a parallel implementation of the modular simulated annealing algorithm for classical job-shop scheduling is presented. Expand
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A Variable Neighbourhood Search Algorithm for Job Shop Scheduling Problems
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Variable Neighbourhood Search (VNS) is one of the most recent metaheuristics used for solving combinatorial optimization problems. Expand
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Parallel variable neighbourhood search algorithms for job shop scheduling problems
Variable neighbourhood search (VNS) is one of the most recent metaheuristics used for solving combinatorial optimization problems in which a systematic change of neighbourhood with a local search isExpand
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A quantitative approach for measuring process innovation: a case study in a manufacturing company
Process management and innovation arguably remain among the concepts under focus of recent researches since there is no significantly outstanding method to measure and monitor the level of innovationExpand
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Coordinating metaheuristic agents with swarm intelligence
  • M. Aydin
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • J. Intell. Manuf.
  • 1 August 2012
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Coordination of multi agent systems remains as a problem since there is no prominent method to completely solve this problem. Expand
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Main Effect Fine-tuning of the Mutation Operator and the Neighbourhood Function for Uncapacitated Facility Location Problems
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In both genetic algorithms (GAs) and simulated annealing (SA), solutions can be represented by gene representation. Expand
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