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#### A discrete artificial bee colony algorithm for the total flowtime minimization in permutation flow shops

(Information Sciences, 2011)

Obtaining an optimal solution for a permutation flowshop scheduling problem with the total flowtime criterion in a reasonable computational timeframe using traditional approaches and optimization tools has been a challenge. ...

#### A differential evolution algorithm for the no-idle flowshop scheduling problem with total tardiness criterion

(International Journal of Production Research, 2011)

In this paper, we investigate the use of a continuous algorithm for the no-idle permutation flowshop scheduling (NIPFS) problem with tardiness criterion. For this purpose, a differential evolution algorithm with variable ...

#### A hybrid harmony search algorithm for the blocking permutation flow shop scheduling problem

(Computers and Industrial Engineering, 2011)

This paper proposes a hybrid modified global-best harmony search (hmgHS) algorithm for solving the blocking permutation flow shop scheduling problem with the makespan criterion. First of all, the largest position value ...

#### A differential evolution algorithm for the economic lot scheduling problem

(IEEE SSCI 2011 - Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence - SDE 2011: 2011 IEEE Symposium on Differential Evolution, 2011)

In this study we provide a Differential Evolution (DE) based heuristic to solve the Economic Lot Scheduling Problem (ELSP) under basic period approach. The problem is to find the best cyclic production schedule of n items ...

#### A differential evolution algorithm for the median cycle problem

(IEEE SSCI 2011 - Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence - SDE 2011: 2011 IEEE Symposium on Differential Evolution, 2011)

This paper extends the applications of differential evolution algorithms to the Median Cycle Problem. The median cycle problem is concerned with constructing a simple cycle composed of a subset of vertices of a mixed graph. ...

#### Differential evolution algorithm with ensemble of parameters and mutation strategies

(Applied Soft Computing Journal, 2011)

Differential evolution (DE) has attracted much attention recently as an effective approach for solving numerical optimization problems. However, the performance of DE is sensitive to the choice of the mutation strategy and ...

#### A discrete artificial bee colony algorithm for the lot-streaming flow shop scheduling problem

(Information Sciences, 2011)

In this paper, a discrete artificial bee colony (DABC) algorithm is proposed to solve the lot-streaming flow shop scheduling problem with the criterion of total weighted earliness and tardiness penalties under both the ...

#### A local-best harmony search algorithm with dynamic sub-harmony memories for lot-streaming flow shop scheduling problem

(Expert Systems with Applications, 2011)

In this paper, a local-best harmony search (HS) algorithm with dynamic sub-harmony memories (HM), namely DLHS algorithm, is proposed to minimize the total weighted earliness and tardiness penalties for a lot-streaming flow ...

#### Dynamic multi-swarm particle swarm optimizer with harmony search

(Expert Systems with Applications, 2011)

In this paper, the dynamic multi-swarm particle swarm optimizer (DMS-PSO) is improved by hybridizing it with the harmony search (HS) algorithm and the resulting algorithm is abbreviated as DMS-PSO-HS. We present a novel ...

#### A discrete artificial bee colony algorithm for the permutation flow shop scheduling problem with total flowtime criterion

(2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, WCCI 2010 - 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010, 2010)

Very recently, Jarboui et al. [1] (Computers & Operations Research 36 (2009) 2638-2646) and Tseng and Lin [2] (European Journal of Operational Research 198 (2009) 84-92) presented a novel estimation distribution algorithm ...

#### Solving lot-streaming flow shop scheduling problems using a discrete harmony search algorithm

(2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, WCCI 2010 - 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010, 2010)

The harmony search (HS) algorithm is one of the recent evolutionary computation techniques to solve optimization problems. To make it applicable for lot-streaming flow shop problems, a discrete variant of the HS algorithm ...

#### An ensemble of differential evolution algorithms for constrained function optimization

(2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, WCCI 2010 - 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010, 2010)

This paper presents an ensemble of differential evolution algorithms employing the variable parameter search and two distinct mutation strategies in the ensemble to solve real-parameter constrained optimization problems. ...

#### A local-best harmony search algorithm with dynamic subpopulations

(Engineering Optimization, 2010)

This article presents a local-best harmony search algorithm with dynamic subpopulations (DLHS) for solving the bound-constrained continuous optimization problems. Unlike existing harmony search algorithms, the DLHS algorithm ...

#### A self-adaptive global best harmony search algorithm for continuous optimization problems

(Applied Mathematics and Computation, 2010)

This paper presents a self-adaptive global best harmony search (SGHS) algorithm for solving continuous optimization problems. In the proposed SGHS algorithm, a new improvisation scheme is developed so that the good information ...

#### Minimizing the total flow time in a flow shop with blocking by using hybridm harmony search algorithms

(Expert Systems with Applications, 2010)

In this paper, three hybrid harmony search (HS) algorithms, namely, hybrid harmony search (hHS) algorithm, hybrid globalbest harmony search (hgHS) algorithm and hybrid modified globalbest harmony search (hmgHS) algorithm, ...

#### An ensemble of discrete differential evolution algorithms for solving the generalized traveling salesman problem

(Applied Mathematics and Computation, 2010)

In this paper, an ensemble of discrete differential evolution algorithms with parallel populations is presented. In a single populated discrete differential evolution (DDE) algorithm, the destruction and construction (DC) ...

#### Variable Block Insertion Heuristic for the Quadratic Assignment Problem

(IEEE, 2017)

The aim of this paper is to apply the variable block insertion heuristic (VBIH) algorithm recently proposed in the literature for solving the quadratic assignment problem (QAP). The VBIH algorithm is concerned with making ...

#### A Variable Block Insertion Heuristic for the Blocking Flowshop Scheduling Problem with Total Flowtime Criterion

(MDPI AG, 2016)

In this paper, we present a variable block insertion heuristic (VBIH) algorithm to solve the blocking flowshop scheduling problem with the total flowtime criterion. In the VBIH algorithm, we define a minimum and a maximum ...

#### Artificial bee colony algorithm for scheduling and rescheduling fuzzy flexible job shop problem with new job insertion

(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2016)

This study addresses flexible job shop scheduling problem (FJSP) with two constraints, namely fuzzy processing time and new job insertion. The uncertainty of processing time and new job insertion are two scheduling related ...

#### A Multi-Objective Harmony Search Algorithm for Sustainable Design of Floating Settlements

(MDPI AG, 2016)

This paper is concerned with the application of computational intelligence techniques to the conceptual design and development of a large-scale floating settlement. The settlement in question is a design for the area of ...