“Woah! It's like Spotify but for academic articles.”

Instant Access to Thousands of Journals for just $40/month

Get 2 Weeks Free

Tabu search for the linear ordering problem with cumulative costs

Tabu search for the linear ordering problem with cumulative costs Given a matrix of weights, the Linear Ordering Problem (LOP) consists of finding a permutation of the columns and rows in order to maximize the sum of the weights in the upper triangle. This well known NP-complete problem can also be formulated on a complete weighted graph, where the objective is to find an acyclic tournament that maximizes the sum of arc weights. The variant of the LOP that we target here was recently introduced and adds a cumulative non-linear propagation of the costs to the sum of the arc weights. We first review the previous methods for the LOP and for this variant with cumulative costs (LOPCC) and then propose a heuristic algorithm for the LOPCC, which is based on the Tabu Search (TS) methodology. Our method achieves search intensification and diversification through the implementation of both short and long term memory structures. Our extensive experimentation with 224 instances shows that the proposed procedure outperforms existing methods in terms of solution quality and has reasonable computing-time requirements. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Computational Optimization and Applications Springer Journals

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer-journal/tabu-search-for-the-linear-ordering-problem-with-cumulative-costs-1Gd2EDlaOv

You're reading a free preview. Subscribe to read or print the entire article.

And millions more from thousands of peer-reviewed journals, for just $40/month

Get 2 Weeks Free

To be the best researcher, you need access to the best research

  • With DeepDyve, you can stop worrying about how much articles cost, or if it's too much hassle to order — it's all at your fingertips. Your research is important and deserves the top content.
  • Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from Springer, Elsevier, Nature, IEEE, Wiley-Blackwell and more.
  • All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

Stop missing out on the latest updates in your field

  • We’ll send you automatic email updates on the keywords and journals you tell us are most important to you.
  • There is a lot of content out there, so we help you sift through it and stay organized.