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Design of Modern Heuristics: Principles and Application (Natural Computing) (Hardcover)


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Chap. 1.- Introduction.- Part I.- Fundamentals.- Chap. 2.- Optimization Problems.- Chap. 3.- Optimization Methods.- Part II.- Modern Heuristics.- Chap. 4.- Design Elements.- Chap. 5.- Search Strategies.- Chap. 6.- Design Principles.- Part III Case Studies.- Chap. 7.- High Locality Representations for Automated Programming.- Chap. 8.-Biased Modern Heuristics for the OCST Problem.- Chap. 9.-Summary.- References.- Nomenclature.- Glossary.- Index

About the Author

Prof. Rothlauf completed his PhD thesis in 2001 at the University of Bayreuth, supervised by David E. Goldberg of the Illinois Genetic Algorithms Laboratory (IlliGAL). His particular areas of interest are optimization and heuristics, particulary in the areas of transportation, logistics and business information systems. He chaired the main international conference on evolutionary computing, ACM GECCO, in 2009, and has co-organized many related conferences and workshops; he has also acted as guest editor for related journal special issues; and he published the book "Representations for Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithms" in 2002, this was published in a second edition in 2006.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783540729617
ISBN-10: 3540729615
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: July 17th, 2011
Pages: 267
Language: English
Series: Natural Computing