Parallel Processing of Discrete Problems

Parallel Processing of Discrete Problems

by Panos M. Pardalos
     
 

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In the past two decades, breakthroughs in computer technology have made a tremendous impact on optimization. In particular, availability of parallel computers has created substantial interest in exploring the use of parallel processing for solving discrete and global optimization problems. The chapters in this volume cover a broad spectrum of recent research in

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In the past two decades, breakthroughs in computer technology have made a tremendous impact on optimization. In particular, availability of parallel computers has created substantial interest in exploring the use of parallel processing for solving discrete and global optimization problems. The chapters in this volume cover a broad spectrum of recent research in parallel processing of discrete and related problems. The topics discussed include distributed branch-and-bound algorithms, parallel genetic algorithms for large scale discrete problems, simulated annealing, parallel branch-and-bound search under limited-memory constraints, parallelization of greedy randomized adaptive search procedures, parallel optical models of computing, randomized parallel algorithms, general techniques for the design of parallel discrete algorithms, parallel algorithms for the solution of quadratic assignment and satisfiability problems. The book will be a valuable source of information to faculty, students and researchers in combinatorial optimization and related areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461271659
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
04/30/2013
Series:
IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications Series, #106
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
Pages:
243
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

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