The Traveling Salesman Problem

  • Zbigniew Michalewicz
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Abstract

In the next chapter, we present several examples of evolution programs tailored to specific applications (graph drawing, partitioning, scheduling). The traveling salesman problem (TSP) is just one of such applications; however, we treat it as a special problem — the mother of all problems — and discuss it in a separate chapter. What are the reasons?

Keywords

Transportation Recombination Drilling 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zbigniew Michalewicz
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of North CarolinaCharlotteUSA

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