Volume 23, No 2, 2016, P. 41-62
Yu. V. Kovalenko
On complexity of optimal recombination for flowshop scheduling problems
Under study is the complexity of optimal recombination for various flowshop scheduling problems with the makespan criterion and the criterion of maximum lateness. The problems are proved to be NP-hard, and a solution algorithm is proposed. In the case of a flowshop problem on permutations, the algorithm is shown to have polynomial complexity for “almost all” pairs of parent solutions as the number of jobs tends to infinity.
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Keywords: flowshop problem, permutation, genetic algorithm, optimal recombination.
Yulia V. Kovalenko 1
1. Sobolev Institute of Mathematics,
4 Koptyug Ave., 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
Received 21 January 2016
Revised 11 February 2016
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