Hyper-Heuristics: Theory and Applications

Hyper-Heuristics: Theory and Applications

by Nelishia Pillay, Rong Qu

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319965130
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 10/06/2018
Series: Natural Computing Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Nelishia Pillay is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science of the University of Pretoria, previously she was a lecturer in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Pietermaritzburg. Rong Qu is an Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science of the University of Nottingham. Their research interests include bioinspired and artificial intelligence techniques, particularly applied to operations research problems.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Hyper-Heuristics.- Selection Constructive Hyper-Heuristics.- Selection Pertubative Hyper-Heuristics.- Generation Constructive Hyper-Heuristics.- Generation Perturbative Hyper-Heuristics.- Theoretical Aspect: A Formal Definition.- Vehicle Routing Problems.- Nurse Rostering Problems.- Packing Problems.- Examination Timetabling Problems.- Cross-Domain Hyper-Heuristics.- Advances in Hyper-Heuristics.- Conclusions and Future Research Directions.

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