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Simulated annealing

Known as: SA, Simulated annealling, Generalized simulated annealing 
Simulated annealing (SA) is a probabilistic technique for approximating the global optimum of a given function. Specifically, it is a metaheuristic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This paper describes a simulated annealing based multiobjective optimization algorithm that incorporates the concept of archive… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The vehicle routing problem (VRP) under capacity and distance restrictions involves the design of a set of minimum cost delivery… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
This module accompanies the Computer Science in Economics & Management article "Simulated Annealing: An Initial Application in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We describe an approximation algorithm for the problem of finding the minimum makespan in a job shop. The algorithm is based on… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
This is the second in a series of three papers that empirically examine the competitiveness of simulated annealing in certain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In this and two companion papers, we report on an extended empirical study of the simulated annealing approach to combinatorial… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
1 Introduction.- 2 Simulated annealing.- 3 Asymptotic convergence results.- 4 The relation with statistical physics.- 5 Towards… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
A detergent composition mainly for automatic laundering machines which comprises, on the basis of 100 parts by weight of total… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
A new global optimization algorithm for functions of continuous variables is presented, derived from the “Simulated Annealing… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Simulated annealing is a stochastic optimization procedure which is widely applicable and has been found effective in several… Expand
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