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This work is part of the Metaheuristic Network, a European
Commission project that seeks to empirically compare the performance of
various metaheuristics on di�erent combinato...
Rossi-Doria, O., Sampels, M., Birattari, M., Chiarandini, M., Dorigo, M., Gambardella, L. M., …Stutzle, T. (2003). A comparison of the performance of different metaheuristics on the timetabling problem. In Burke, E. & Causmaecker, P. (Eds.). Practice and Theory of AutomatedTimetabling IV, 329-351. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-45157-0_22. ISBN 978-3-540-40699-0
The main goal of this paper is to attempt an unbiased comparison of the performance of straightforward implementations of five different metaheuristics on a university course ...
Lewis, R. M. R., Paechter, B. & Rossi-Doria, O. (2007). Metaheuristics for university course timetabling. In Dahal, K., Chen Tan, K. & Cowling, P. (Eds.). Evolutionary Scheduling, 237-272. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-48584-1_9. ISBN 978-3-540-48582-7
In this chapter we consider the NP-complete problem of university
course timetabling. We note that it is often difficult to gain a deep understanding
of these sorts of problem...
Metaheuristics are widely used to solve important practical combinatorial optimization problems. But the how and why they work effectively for specific problems and for others not, remains a mystery. ...
Burke, E., Hart, E., Kendall, G., Newall, J., Ross, P. & Schulenburg, S. (2002). Hyper Heuristics: an emerging direction in modern search technology. In Glover, F. & Kochenberger, G. A. (Eds.). Handbook of MetaHeuristics, 457-474. Springer US. doi:10.1007/0-306-48056-5_16. ISBN 978-1-4020-7263-5
Hart, E. & Sim, K. A research agenda for metaheuristic standardization. Paper presented at 11th Metaheuristics International Conference, Agadir, Morocco
We propose that the development of standardized, explicit, machine-readable descriptions of metaheuris- tics will greatly advance scientific progress in the field. In particul...
Lewis, R. M. R. Metaheuristics for university course timetabling. (Thesis)
The work presented in this thesis concerns the problem of timetabling at universities – particularly course-timetabling, and examines the various ways in which metaheuristic t...
The work presented in this thesis concerns the problem of timetabling at universities – particularly course-timetabling, and examines the various ways i...