A modified edge recombination operator for the Travelling Salesman Problem

  • Anthony Yiu-Cheung Tang
  • Kwong-Sak Leung
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 866)


Edge recombination is a crossover operator developed to preserve edge information for the Travelling Salesman Problem. This paper describes a modified version of the operator which converges significantly faster for all the benchmark problems tested.


Genetic Algorithm Travelling Salesman Problem Travel Salesman Problem Fixed Segment Shared Edge 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony Yiu-Cheung Tang
    • 1
  • Kwong-Sak Leung
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong

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