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#### An energy-efficient single machine scheduling with release dates and sequence-dependent setup times

(GECCO 2018 Companion - Proceedings of the 2018 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion, 2018)

This study considers single machine scheduling with the machine operating at varying speed levels for different jobs with release dates and sequence-dependent setup times, in order to examine the trade-off between makespan ...

#### Iterated greedy algorithms for the hybrid flowshop scheduling with total flow time minimization

(GECCO 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, 2018)

1 The hybrid flosshop scheduling problem (HFSP) has been extensively studied in the literature, due to its complexity and real-life applicability. Various exact and heuristic algorithms have been developed for the HFSP, ...

#### Variable block insertion heuristic for the quadratic assignment problem

(2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2017 - Proceedings, 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 ...

#### Design of multi-product multi-period two-echelon supply chain network to minimize bullwhip effect through differential evolution

(2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2017 - Proceedings, 2017)

A supply chain network consists of facilities located in dispersed geographical locations. This network structure can be optimized to minimize total cost or total inventory by deciding the order quantities and distribution ...

#### A variable block insertion heuristic for permutation flowshops with makespan criterion

(2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2017 - Proceedings, 2017)

This paper proposes a populated variable block insertion heuristic (PVBIH) algorithm for solving the permutation flowshop scheduling problem with the makespan criterion. The PVBIH algorithm starts with a minimum block size ...

#### 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 ...

#### A multi-objective self-adaptive differential evolution algorithm for conceptual high-rise building design

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

This paper presents a multi-objective self-adaptive differential evolution algorithm to solve the form-finding problem of high-rise building design in the conceptual phase. The aim of the research is to reach suitable ...

#### A discrete artificial bee colony algorithm for the permutation flowshop scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup times

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

A discrete artificial bee colony (DABC) algorithm for the permutation flowshop scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup times (PFSP-SDST) is presented in this paper. PFSP-SDST is an important problem that has ...

#### 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 ...

#### Multi-objective optimization through differential evolution for restaurant design

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

This paper presents the results obtained by NSGA-II and jDEMO on a restaurant design optimization in the conceptual phase. A multi-objective problem is formulated by considering the minimization of investment and the ...

#### 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 ...

#### A populated local search with differential evolution for blocking flowshop scheduling problem

(2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings, 2015)

This paper presents a populated local search algorithm through a differential evolution algorithm for solving the blocking flowshop scheduling problem under makespan criterion. Iterated greedy and iterated local search ...

#### A differential evolution algorithm with variable neighborhood search for multidimensional knapsack problem

(2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings, 2015)

This paper presents a differential evolution algorithm with a variable neighborhood search to solve the multidimensional knapsack problem. Unlike the studies employing check and repair operators, we employ some sophisticated ...

#### Identification of sustainable designs for floating settlements using computational design techniques

(2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings, 2015)

This paper focuses on the conceptual design and the development of a floating neighborhood by taking advantage of computational methods. An application to a concept design of a floating neighborhood in the region of Urla-A ...

#### Evolutionary computation for architectural design of restaurant layouts

(2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings, 2015)

This paper presents the results obtained by NSGA-II and DE on a restaurant layout optimization problem, trying to maximize total profit while minimizing investment. The problem entails the configuration of restaurant ...

#### Addressing the high-rise form finding problem by evolutionary computation

(2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings, 2015)

This paper aims to examine the application of evolutionary algorithms to the form finding problem of high-rise buildings. In the light of mentioned purpose, this study concentrates on the conceptual phase of the design ...

#### 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 variable iterated greedy algorithm for the traveling salesman problem with time windows

(Information Sciences, 2014)

This paper presents a variable iterated greedy algorithm for solving the traveling salesman problem with time windows (TSPTW) to identify a tour minimizing the total travel cost or the makespan, separately. The TSPTW has ...