Path Tracing in Genetic Algorithms Applied to the Multiconstrained Knapsack Problem

  • Jens Levenhagen
  • Andreas Bortfeldt
  • Hermann Gehring
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2037)


This contribution investigates the usefulness of F. Glover’s path tracing concept within a Genetic Algorithm context for the solution of the multiconstrained knapsack problem (MKP). A state of the art GA is therefore extended by a path tracing component and the Chu/Beasley MKP benchmark problems are used for numerical tests.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Levenhagen
    • 1
  • Andreas Bortfeldt
    • 2
  • Hermann Gehring
    • 2
  1. 1.Astrium GmbHFriedrichshafenGermany
  2. 2.Dept. of Business InformaticsUniversity of HagenHagenGermany

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