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STABULUS: A technique for finding stable sets in large graphs with tabu search. (English) Zbl 0685.68056

Summary: Numerical experiments with tabu search have been carried out for constructing independent sets in large graphs. We present some variations on the independent set problem and discuss the results obtained by the tabu search technique. As for graph coloring, this method seems to be a very efficient heuristic procedure.

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68P10 Searching and sorting
68R10 Graph theory (including graph drawing) in computer science
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