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The Random Type Quadratic Assignment Problem Algorithm
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The Random Type Quadratic Assignment Problem Algorithm
Lee, Sang-Un;
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The optimal solution of quadratic assignment problem (QAP) cannot get done in polynomial time. This problem is called by NP-complete problem. Therefore the meta-heuristic techniques are applied to this problem to get the approximated solution within polynomial time. This paper proposes an algorithm for a random type QAP, in which the instance of two nodes are arbitrary. The proposed algorithm employs what is coined as a max flow-min distance rule by which the maximum flow node is assigned to the minimum distance node. When applied to the random type QAP, the proposed algorithm has been found to obtain optimal solutions superior to those of the genetic algorithm.
LAP;QAP;NP-complete;Max-flow/Min-distance;Mesh type;Random type;
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