[论文]郑宇军.Water wave optimization for combinatorial optimization: Design strategies and applications
Yu-Jun Zheng, Xue-Qin Lu, Yi-Chen Du, Yu Xue, Wei-Guo Sheng,
Water wave optimization for combinatorial optimization: Design strategies and applications,
Applied Soft Computing,
Abstract: Although the community of nature-inspired computing has witnessed a wide variety of metaheuristics, it often requires considerable effort to adapt them to different combinatorial optimization problems (COPs), and few studies have been devoted to reducing this burden. This paper proposes a systematic approach that consists of a set of basic steps and strategies for adapting water wave optimization (WWO), a simple and generic metaheuristic, to concrete heuristic algorithms for different COPs. Taking advantages of the generic algorithmic framework, designers can only focus on adapting the prorogation operator and the wavelength calculation method according to the combinatorial properties of the given problem, and thus easily derive efficient problem-solving algorithms. We illustrate and test our approach on the flow-shop scheduling problem (FSP), the single-objective multidimensional knapsack problem (MKP), and the multi-objective MKP, and then present an application to a machine utilization optimization problem for a large manufacturing enterprise. The results demonstrate that our approach can derive concrete algorithms that are competitive to the state-of-the-arts. Our approach also provides insights into the adaptation of other metaheuristics and the development of new metaheuristics for COPs.
Keywords: Combinatorial optimization; Metaheuristics; Water wave optimization (WWO); Algorithm design; Machine utilization optimization