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Hyperheuristics

swMATH ID: 424
Software Authors: Cowling, Peter; Kendall, Graham; Soubeiga, Eric; Burke E
Description: The term hyperheuristic was introduced by the authors as a high-level heuristic that adaptively controls several low-level knowledge-poor heuristics so that while using only cheap, easy-to-implement low-level heuristics, we may achieve solution quality approaching that of an expensive knowledge-rich approach. For certain classes of problems, this allows us to rapidly produce effective solutions, in a fraction of the time needed for other approaches, and using a level of expertise common among non-academic IT professionals. Hyperheuristics have been successfully applied by the authors to a real-world problem of personnel scheduling. In this paper, the authors report another successful application of hyperheuristics to a rather different real-world problem of personnel scheduling occuring at a UK academic institution. Not only did the hyperheuristics produce results of a quality much superior to that of a manual solution but also these results were produced within a period of only three weeks due to the savings resulting from using the existing hyperheuristic software framework.
Homepage: http://www.springerlink.com/content/pd14ylkk1hnp2c87/fulltext.pdf
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Referenced in: 122 Publications
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24 Burke, Edmund Kieran
9 Kendall, Graham
9 McCollum, Barry
9 Ozcan, Ender
8 Petrović, Sanja
8 Qu, Rong
6 Kheiri, Ahmed
5 Vanden Berghe, Greet
4 Bai, Ruibin
4 Błażewicz, Jacek
4 Cowling, Peter I.
4 Parkes, Andrew J.
4 Pillay, Nelishia
4 Smith-Miles, Kate A.
3 de Causmaecker, Patrick
3 Drake, John H.
3 Soubeiga, Eric
2 Abdul-Rahman, Syariza
2 Al-Betar, Mohammed Azmi
2 Baatar, Davaatseren
2 Bargiela, Andrzej
2 Beddoe, Gareth R.
2 Bilgin, Burak
2 Bykov, Yuri
2 Chaurasia, Sachchida Nand
2 Dowsland, Kathryn A.
2 Hansen, Pierre
2 Khader, Ahamad Tajudin
2 Kim, Joong Hoon
2 Li, Jingpeng
2 McMullan, Paul
2 Mladenović, Nenad
2 Moreno-Pérez, José Andrés
2 Mumford, Christine L.
2 Ochoa, Gabriela
2 Soria-Alcaraz, Jorge A.
2 Swan, Jerry
2 Świercz, Aleksandra
2 Talbi, El-Ghazali
2 Vancroonenburg, Wim
2 Vázquez-Rodríguez, José Antonio
2 Wang, Yu
2 Wauters, Tony
1 Abd Elaziz, Mohamed
1 Abdullah, Salwani
1 Adriaensen, Steven
1 Ahmadi, Samad
1 Ahmed, Leena
1 Aldridge, Chris J.
1 Alem, Douglas José
1 Alfandari, Laurent
1 Aslan, Ayse
1 Asmuni, Hishammudin
1 Avella, Pasquale
1 Bakir, Ilke
1 Banzhaf, Wolfgang
1 Battarra, Maria
1 Bautista, Joaquín
1 Beliën, Jeroen
1 Beligiannis, Grigorios N.
1 Bersini, Hugues
1 Bester, M. J.
1 Birattari, Mauro
1 Bouvry, Pascal
1 Bradwell, Richard
1 Brownlee, Alexander E. I.
1 Brucker, Peter J.
1 Butelle, Franck
1 Cano-Belmán, Jaime
1 Carpio, Martin
1 Castellani, Brian
1 Chakhlevitch, Konstantin
1 Chen, Yujie
1 Cheong, Chun Yew
1 Chiarandini, Marco
1 Cichenski, Sanja
1 Corominas, Albert
1 Çörüş, Doğan
1 Coti, Camille
1 Cotta, Carlos C.
1 Creemers, Stefan
1 Créput, Jean-Charles
1 Curtois, Timothy
1 Dahal, Keshav P.
1 De Boeck, Liesje
1 Demeester, Peter
1 Dimitrakopoulos, Roussos G.
1 Dominique, Nyiribakwe
1 Dong, Weishan
1 Doush, Iyad Abu
1 Dror, Moshe
1 Easton, Todd
1 Eckersley, A. J.
1 El-Abd, Mohammed
1 Epitropakis, Michael G.
1 Esangbedo, Moses Olabhele
1 Ewees, Ahmed A.
1 Farías-Zárate, C. J.
1 Finta, Lucian
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