Genetic algorithm and large neighbourhood search to solve the cell formation problem

0957-4174/$ see front matter 2011 Elsevier Ltd. A doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2011.08.089 ⇑ Corresponding author. Tel.: +1 514 343 5687; fax E-mail addresses: elbenani@fsr.ac.ma (B. Elbena (J.A. Ferland), bellemaj@iro.umontreal.ca (J. Bellemare 1 Tel.: +1 514 343 5687; fax: +1 514 343 5834. We first introduce a local search procedure to solve the cell formation… (More)