Topological optimization models with communication network for multiple reliability goals.

*(English)*Zbl 0997.90012Summary: Network reliability models for determining optimal network topology have been presented and solved by many researchers. This paper presents some new types of topological optimization model for communication network with multiple reliability goals. A stochastic simulation-based genetic algorithm is also designed for solving the proposed models. Some numerical examples are finally presented to illustrate the effectiveness of the algorithm.

##### MSC:

90B18 | Communication networks in operations research |

90C90 | Applications of mathematical programming |

90C15 | Stochastic programming |

##### Keywords:

stochastic programming; genetic algorithm; simulation; network reliability; topological optimization; communication network##### Software:

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\textit{B. Liu} and \textit{K. Iwamura}, Comput. Math. Appl. 39, No. 7--8, 59--69 (2000; Zbl 0997.90012)

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