Salhi, S. and Wilbaut, C. and Hanafi, S. (2008) An Iterative Variable-based Fixation Heuristic for the 0-1 Multidimensional Knapsack Problem. Working paper. University of Kent Canterbury, Canterbury 10.1016/j.ejor.2008.11.036 .
An iterative scheme which is based on a dynamic fixation of the variables is developed to solve the 0-1 multidimensional knapsack problem. Such a scheme has the advantage of generating memory information, which is used on the one hand to choose the variables to fix either permanently or temporarily and on the other hand to construct feasible solutions of the problem. Adaptations of this mechanism are proposed to explore different parts of the search space and to enhance the behaviour of the algorithm. Encouraging results are presented when tested on the correlated instances of the 0-1 multidimensional knapsack problem.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Working paper)|
|Additional information:||Working Paper Number 190|
|Uncontrolled keywords:||Heuristics Exact methods Fixation techniques Knapsack|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > Management Science|
|Depositing User:||Jennifer Knapp|
|Date Deposited:||08 Sep 2010 11:50|
|Last Modified:||04 Jan 2012 11:31|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/25481 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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