A Hybrid Discrete Particle Swarm Algorithm for Open-Shop Problems

  • Qingyun Yang
  • Jigui Sun
  • Juyang Zhang
  • Chunjie Wang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4247)


A hybrid discrete particle swarm algorithm is presented in this paper to solve open-shop problems. The operations are redefined in the discrete particle swarm algorithm. To improve the performance the simulated annealing algorithm is combined with discrete particle swarm. We use SA to enhance the results of local best positions instead of current positions. The experimental results show that our hybrid discrete particle swarm algorithm is effective and efficient to solve open-shop problems.


Particle Swarm Optimization Schedule Problem Particle Swarm Simulated Annealing Algorithm Open Shop 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qingyun Yang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jigui Sun
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Juyang Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Chunjie Wang
    • 4
  1. 1.College of Computer Science and TechnologyJilin UniversityChangchunChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory for Symbolic Computation and Knowledge, Engineering of Ministry of EducationJilin UniversityChangchunChina
  3. 3.Open Laboratory for Intelligence Information ProcessingFudan UniversityShanghaiChina
  4. 4.Basic Sciences of ChangChun University of TechnologyChangChun University of TechnologyChangchunChina

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