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A Two-Individual Based Evolutionary Algorithm for the Flexible Job Shop Scheduling Problem

Abstract : Population-based evolutionary algorithms usually manage a large number of individuals to maintain the diversity of the search, which is complex and time-consuming. In this paper, we propose an evolutionary algorithm using only two individuals, called master-apprentice evolutionary algorithm (MAE), for solving the flexible job shop scheduling problem (FJSP). To ensure the diversity and the quality of the evolution, MAE integrates a tabu search procedure, a recombination operator based on path relinking using a novel distance definition, and an effective individual updating strategy, taking into account the multiple complex constraints of FJSP. Experiments on 313 widely-used public instances show that MAE improves the previous best known results for 47 instances and matches the best known results on all except 3 of the remaining instances while consuming the same computational time as current state-of-the-art metaheuristics. MAE additionally establishes solution quality records for 10 hard instances whose previous best values were established by a well-known industrial solver and a state-of-the-art exact method. \textcopyright 2019, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence ( All rights reserved.
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J. Ding, Z. Lü, Chu-Min Li, L. Shen, L. Xu, et al.. A Two-Individual Based Evolutionary Algorithm for the Flexible Job Shop Scheduling Problem. 33rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2019, Jan 2019, Honolulu, Hawaï, United States. pp.2262--2271. ⟨hal-03698916⟩



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