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EasySyn++: A Tool for Automatic Synthesis of Stochastic Local Search Algorithms

  • Luca Di Gaspero
  • Andrea Schaerf
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4638)

Abstract

We present a software tool, called EasySyn++, for the automatic synthesis of the source code for a set of stochastic local search (SLS) algorithms. EasySyn++ uses C++ as object language and relies on EasyLocal++, a C++ framework for the development of SLS algorithms. EasySyn++ is particularly suitable for the frequent case of having many neighborhood relations that are potentially useful.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca Di Gaspero
    • 1
  • Andrea Schaerf
    • 1
  1. 1.DIEGM, University of Udine, UdineItaly

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