Simulated annealing

Emile Aarts, Jan Korst, Wil Michiels

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Many problems in engineering, planning and manufacturing can be modeled as that of minimizing or maximizing a cost function over a finite set of discrete variables. This class of so-called combinatorial optimization problems has received much attention over the years and major achievements have been made in its analysis (Ausiello et al.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSearch methodologies
Subtitle of host publicationintroductory tutorials in optimization and decision support techniques, second edition
EditorsE. Burke, G. Kendall
Place of PublicationBoston
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4614-6940-7
ISBN (Print)978-1-4614-6939-1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014


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