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Formulation Space Search for Circle Packing Problems

  • Nenad Mladenović
  • Frank Plastria
  • Dragan Urošević
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4638)

Abstract

Circle packing problems were recently solved via reformulation descent (RD) by switching between a cartesian and a polar formulation. Mixed formulations, with circle parameters individually formulated in either coordinate system, lead to local search methods in a formulation space. Computational results with up to 100 circles are included.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nenad Mladenović
    • 1
  • Frank Plastria
    • 2
  • Dragan Urošević
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Mathematics, Brunel University, West LondonUK
  2. 2.Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BrusselBelgium
  3. 3.Mathematical Instiute SANU, BelgradeSerbia

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