Cooperative Coevolution in Inventory Control Optimisation

  • R. Eriksson
  • B. Olsson


This paper introduces an extension to Potter and De Jong’s [5] work on cooperative coevolutionary GAs (CCGA). We discuss the problem of inventory control and discuss the potential advantages of applying an evolutionary method to this problem. We describe our approach and experimental design for solving the inventory control problem using a CCGA. We also show how the CCGA can be extended and modified in order to handle larger inventory control optimisation problems.


Order Quantity Inventory Control Demand Rate Stock Level Customer Order 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Eriksson
    • 1
  • B. Olsson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of SkövdeSweden

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