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#### Iterated greedy algorithms for the blocking flowshop scheduling problem with makespan criterion

(Computers and Operations Research, 2017)

Recently, iterated greedy algorithms have been successfully applied to solve a variety of combinatorial optimization problems. This paper presents iterated greedy algorithms for solving the blocking flowshop scheduling ...

#### Multi-objective optimization for shading devices in buildings by using evolutionary algorithms

(2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2016, 2016)

The reduction of energy consumption is a major challenge around the world. Architectural aspects have a significant place to minimize energy consumption to the maximum level. The use of large glazed facades causes overheating ...

#### Multi-objective harmony search algorithm for layout design in theatre hall acoustics

(2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2016, 2016)

The aim of the research is to find a feasible set of theatre hall design alternatives for two objectives, which are the total cost and the reverberation time, subject to several constraints. We formulate the problem as a ...

#### An ensemble of differential evolution algorithms with variable neighborhood search for constrained function optimization

(2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2016, 2016)

In this paper, an ensemble of differential evolution algorithms based on a variable neighborhood search algorithm (EDE-VNS) is proposed so as to solve the constrained real parameter-optimization problems. The performance ...

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

(Knowledge-Based Systems, 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 ...

#### An effective discrete harmony search algorithm for flexible job shop scheduling problem with fuzzy processing time

(International Journal of Production Research, 2015)

This study addresses flexible job shop scheduling problem (FJSP) with fuzzy processing time. The fuzzy or uncertainty of processing time is one of seven characteristics in remanufacturing. A discrete harmony search (DHS) ...

#### A differential evolution algorithm with a variable neighborhood search for constrained function optimization

(Adaptation, Learning, and Optimization, 2015)

In this paper, a differential evolution algorithm based on a variable neighborhood search algorithm (DE_VNS) is proposed in order to solve the constrained real-parameter optimization problems. The performance of DE algorithm ...

#### A general variable neighborhood search algorithm for the no-idle permutation flowshop scheduling problem

(Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 2013)

In this study, a general variable neighborhood search (GVNS) is presented to solve no-idle permutation flowshop scheduling problem (NIPFS), where idle times are not allowed on machines. GVNS is a metaheuristic, where inner ...

#### Metaheuristic algorithms for the quadratic assignment problem

(Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Production and Logistics Systems, CIPLS 2013 - 2013 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2013, 2013)

This paper presents two meta-heuristic algorithms to solve the quadratic assignment problem. The iterated greedy algorithm has two main components, which are destruction and construction procedures. The algorithm starts ...

#### A variable iterated greedy algorithm with differential evolution for the no-idle permutation flowshop scheduling problem

(Computers and Operations Research, 2013)

This paper presents a variable iterated greedy algorithm (IG) with differential evolution (vIG-DE), designed to solve the no-idle permutation flowshop scheduling problem. In an IG algorithm, size d of jobs are removed from ...

#### A discrete artificial bee colony algorithm for the no-idle permutation flowshop scheduling problem with the total tardiness criterion

(Applied Mathematical Modelling, 2013)

In this paper, we present a discrete artificial bee colony algorithm to solve the no-idle permutation flowshop scheduling problem with the total tardiness criterion. The no-idle permutation flowshop problem is a variant ...

#### A variable iterated greedy algorithm with differential evolution for solving no-idle flowshops

(Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 2012)

In this paper, we present a variable iterated greedy algorithm where its parameters (basically destruction size and probability of whether or not to apply the iterated greedy algorithm to an individual) are optimized by ...

#### Solving fuzzy job-shop scheduling problem by a hybrid PSO algorithm

(Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 2012)

This paper proposes a hybrid particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm for solving the job-shop scheduling problem with fuzzy processing times. The objective is to minimize the maximum fuzzy completion time, i.e., the ...

#### 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 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 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. ...

#### 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 ...

#### 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 ...

#### 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 ...

#### 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 ...