Evolutionary Computation in Scheduling

 
 
Wiley-Blackwell (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 12. Mai 2020
 
  • Software
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  • Software-Medium
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  • 368 Seiten
978-1-119-57429-3 (ISBN)
 
Presents current developments in the field of evolutionary scheduling and demonstrates the applicability of evolutionary computational techniques to solving scheduling problems

This book provides insight into the use of evolutionary computations (EC) in real-world scheduling, showing readers how to choose a specific evolutionary computation and how to validate the results using metrics and statistics. It offers a spectrum of real-world optimization problems, including applications of EC in industry and service organizations such as healthcare scheduling, aircraft industry, school timetabling, manufacturing systems, and transportation scheduling in the supply chain. It also features problems with different degrees of complexity, practical requirements, user constraints, and MOEC solution approaches.

Evolutionary Computation in Scheduling starts with a chapter on scientometric analysis to analyze scientific literature in evolutionary computation in scheduling. It then examines the role and impacts of ant colony optimization (ACO) in job shop scheduling problems, before presenting the application of the ACO algorithm in healthcare scheduling. Other chapters explore task scheduling in heterogeneous computing systems and truck scheduling using swarm intelligence, application of sub-population scheduling algorithm in multi-population evolutionary dynamic optimization, task scheduling in cloud environments, scheduling of robotic disassembly in remanufacturing using the bees algorithm, and more. This book:



Provides a representative sampling of real-world problems currently being tackled by practitioners
Examines a variety of single-, multi-, and many-objective problems that have been solved using evolutionary computations, including evolutionary algorithms and swarm intelligence
Consists of four main parts: Introduction to Scheduling Problems, Computational Issues in Scheduling Problems, Evolutionary Computation, and Evolutionary Computations for Scheduling Problems

Evolutionary Computation in Scheduling is ideal for engineers in industries, research scholars, advanced undergraduates and graduate students, and faculty teaching and conducting research in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering.
  • Englisch
  • Hoboken
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  • USA
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 250 mm
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  • Breite: 150 mm
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  • Dicke: 15 mm
  • 666 gr
978-1-119-57429-3 (9781119574293)

AMIR H. GANDOMI, PHD, is Professor of Data Science at University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

ALI EMROUZNEJAD, PHD, is Professor and Chair of Business Analytics at Aston University, UK.

MO M. JAMSHIDI, PHD, is Lutcher Brown Endowed Chair and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA.

KALYANMOY DEB, PHD, is Koenig Endowed Chair and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan State University, USA.

IMAN RAHIMI, PHD, is a member of the Young Researchers and Elite Club, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch at Islamic Azad University, Iran.

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