Human behaviour in the Euclidean Travelling Salesperson Problem: Computational modelling of heuristics and figural effects

@article{Kyritsis2018HumanBI,
  title={Human behaviour in the Euclidean Travelling Salesperson Problem: Computational modelling of heuristics and figural effects},
  author={Markos Kyritsis and Stephen R. Gulliver and Eva Feredoes and Shahab Ud Din},
  journal={Cognitive Systems Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={52},
  pages={387-399}
}
Abstract The Travelling Salesperson Problem (TSP) describes a situation where an imaginary individual wishes to visit multiple cities once before returning to his/her own city. This type of problem is known as a nondeterministic polynomial (NP) hard problem, since the factorial number of solutions results in it being impractical to solve using exhaustive processing. Interestingly, when presented as a Euclidean graph (i.e., ETSP), humans identify near optimal solutions almost effortlessly… 
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