Construction of a Cooperative Metaheuristic system based on Data Mining and Soft-Computing: Methodological issues

J.M. Cadenas, M.C. Garrido, E. Muñoz.

Metaheuristics are effective strategies for solving optimization problems. However, when trying to solve an instance of this kind of problems it is hard to know which algorithm should be used. Hybrid systems provide flexible tools that can help to cope with this problem. Therefore a hybrid system based on the intelligent combination of different strategies will give more robustness and will allow to find higher quality solutions for different instance types.

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