Schneider, Johannes and Froschhammer, Christine and Morgenstern, Ingo and Husslein, Thomas and Singer, Johannes Maria (1996) Searching for backbones — an efficient parallel algorithm for the traveling salesman problem. Computer physics communications: an international journal devoted to computational physics and computer programs in physics 96 (2-3), pp. 173-188.
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The Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP) plays an important role in Operations Research, Applied Mathematics and Computational Physics. We investigated it using a stochastic approach. Studying several solutions of a special TSP we found that many parts of a good solution are the same in all other good solutions for this problem. In this paper we discuss an efficient parallel method to reduce the TSP ...
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|Date:||1 August 1996|
|Institutions:||Physics > Institute of Theroretical Physics > Professor Morgenstern|
|Keywords:||Optimization; Parallel; Monte Carlo; Threshold accepting; TSP; Backbone; Degeneracy|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||500 Science > 530 Physics|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Unknown|
|Deposited on:||09 Aug 2010 12:12|
|Last modified:||13 Mar 2014 13:57|