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Variable Neighborhood Search

7th International Conference, ICVNS 2019, Rabat, Morocco, October 3–5, 2019, Revised Selected Papers

  • Rachid Benmansour
  • Angelo Sifaleras
  • Nenad Mladenović
Conference proceedings ICVNS 2019

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 12010)

Also part of the Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues book sub series (LNTCS, volume 12010)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Angelos Pentelas, Angelo Sifaleras, Georgia Koloniari
    Pages 1-16
  3. Sergio Gil-Borrás, Eduardo G. Pardo, Antonio Alonso-Ayuso, Abraham Duarte
    Pages 17-36
  4. Marcone Jamilson Freitas Souza, Puca Huachi Vaz Penna, Manoel Victor Stilpen Moreira de Sá, Patrick Moreira Rosa
    Pages 37-52
  5. André Luyde S. Souza, Jonatas B. C. Chagas, Puca H. V. Penna, Marcone J. F. Souza
    Pages 53-66
  6. Thiago Alves de Queiroz, Leandro Resende Mundim, André Carlos Ponce de Leon Ferreira de Carvalho
    Pages 67-80
  7. Lamiaa Dahite, Abdeslam Kadrani, Rachid Benmansour, Rym Nesrine Guibadj, Cyril Fonlupt
    Pages 95-111
  8. Abdelhak Elidrissi, Mohammed Benbrahim, Rachid Benmansour, David Duvivier
    Pages 112-125
  9. Matheus de Araujo Butinholi, Alexandre Xavier Martins, Paganini Barcellos de Oliveira, Diego Perdigão Martino
    Pages 126-138
  10. Elias L. Marques Jr., Vitor N. Coelho, Igor M. Coelho, Bruno N. Coelho, Luiz S. Ochi
    Pages 152-166
  11. Mohammed Bazirha, Abdeslam Kadrani, Rachid Benmansour
    Pages 178-193
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 195-195

About these proceedings


This volume constitutes the post- conference proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Variable Neighborhood Search, ICVNS 2019, held in Rabat, Morocco, in October 2019.
The 13 full papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 46 submissions. The papers describe recent advances in methods and applications of variable neighborhood search. 


variable neighborhood search metaheuristics heuristics discrete optimization global optimization stochastic local search intelligent optimization methods algorithm engineering artificial intelligence bandwidth combinatorial optimization communication systems computer networks computer systems genetic algorithms internet mathematics optimization routing algorithms simulated annealing

Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.Institut National de Statistique et d'Economie Appliquée (INSEA)RabatMorocco
  2. 2.University of MacedoniaThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Khalifa UniversityAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates

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