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Firefly algorithm based upon slicing structure encoding for unequal facility layout problem

G. La Scalia, R. Micale, A. Giallanza, G. Marannano
2019 International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations  
In particular, we propose for the first time a Firefly Algorithm based on the slicing structure encoding.  ...  Finding the locations of departments or machines in a workspace is classified as a Facility Layout Problem.  ...  In this paper, in order to explore a wider space of solutions, we propose to solve the facility layout problem by using a Firefly algorithm encoded by a slicing structure.  ... 
doi:10.5267/j.ijiec.2019.2.003 fatcat:eekw2r24ffgrdf6qaadyc2j4ya

Layout optimization methods and tools: A systematic literature review

Lucas Stelle Chemim, Nicolle Christine Sotsek, Mariana Kleina
2021 GEPROS: Gestão da Produção, Operações e Sistemas  
Keywords: Layout optimization. Algorithm. Method. Facility layout planning  ...  Due to the complexity of the layout management study, it was found that increasingly more algorithms, mathematical and computational models are being used to solve these NP-hardness problems.  ...  Aiello et al. (2012) suggested a GA based upon the slicing structure where the relative locations of the facilities on the floor are represented by a location matrix encoded in two chromosomes.  ... 
doi:10.15675/gepros.v16i4.2806 fatcat:5djkde7qbvh7ncddz3frlllncy

A Genetic Algorithm tool for optimising cellular or functional layouts in the capital goods industry

Christian Hicks
2006 International Journal of Production Economics  
Most previous research has been based upon relatively small or theoretical problems.  ...  The approach can be used for either green field or brown field layout problems. The model was tested using a large data set from a collaborating capital goods company.  ...  This work has used a systematic method based upon a full factorial design as advocated by Pongcharoen et al., (2002), which negates comments in the literature that most GA research has failed to systematically  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2005.03.010 fatcat:6e3vruwrkndffjdq54j5icokv4

A Hybrid Coral Reefs Optimization – Variable Neighborhood Search Approach for the Unequal Area Facility Layout Problem

L. Garcia-Hernandez, L. Salas-Morera, C. Carmona-Munoz, A. Abraham, S. Salcedo-Sanz
2020 IEEE Access  
for the problem, called Relaxed Flexible Bay Structure (RFBS), which simplifies the encoding and makes its fitness landscape more affordable.  ...  The Unequal Area Facility Layout Problem (UA-FLP) is a relevant optimization problem related to industrial design, that deals with obtaining the most effective allocation of facilities, that make up the  ...  A. FACILITY LAYOUT ENCODING To represent a given solution for the UA-FLP (phenotype), a particular encoding (genotype) called Relaxed Flexible Bay Structure is used.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3010577 fatcat:pomvdog7avak5glsqrk6lj32o4

Priority driven Call Scheduling in Mobile Networks: A MOGA based approach

Parag Kumar Guha Thakurta, Sujoy Sett
2015 INFOCOMP Journal of Computer Science  
In this context, a Multi Objective Genetic algorithm (MOGA) based approach is introduced for finding an optimal route from several alternatives pertaining to the network constraints.  ...  Enhanced mobile communication in current days demands a drastic evolution in resource management strategies to meet the quality of service (QoS) requirements for the network.  ...  In this paper, a priority based call scheduler through Multi Objective Genetic algorithm (MOGA) based approach is proposed for efficient routing in mobile networks.  ... 
doi:10.18760/ic.14120151 fatcat:lb4tmslplbcghoir7lbu5mdxxi

Evolution of Architectural Floor Plans [chapter]

Robert W. J. Flack, Brian J. Ross
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The process of layout planning has mostly been done by hand, with a handful of attempts to automate the process.  ...  Additional experiments are done to test the possibility of allowing polygonal exteriors with rectilinear interior walls. Several multi-objective approaches are used to evaluate and compare fitness.  ...  Valenzuela and Wang [32] use a genetic algorithm with a specialized slicing tree encoding to produce area optimized floorplan solutions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20520-0_32 fatcat:u2qh73c6xzhrtngnxosuzdg2iu

AGENTS: a distributed client-server system for leaf cell generation

Dilvan de Abreu Moreira, Les T. Walczowski
1997 ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems  
It applies rules and algorithms based on a multi-row layout style.  ...  P l acem ent Figure 6.6: Actual circuit placement. 6.5.2 Genetic operations The way the genetic operations are carried out is dependent upon the chosen encoding for the genes.  ... 
doi:10.1145/250243.250248 fatcat:du6v7ylcyzcglktoingue6wvci

Silhouette Enhanced Point-Based Rendering

José Luiz Luz, Luiz Velho, Paulo Cezar Pinto Carvalho
2005 Journal of WSCG  
An international journal of algorithms, data structures and techniques for computer graphics and visualization, surface meshing and modeling, global illumination, computer vision, image processing and  ...  We thank the Integrated Media Systems Center, a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center, for their support and facilities.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research was funded by the project SFB 382 of the German Research Foundation (DFG), and by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation with a Humboldt Research Fellowship for the first  ... 
dblp:journals/jwscg/LuzVC05 fatcat:dm53ckudtvhj3bbu7uxrrznfnq

The Viking viewer for connectomics: scalable multi-user annotation and summarization of large volume data sets

J.R. ANDERSON, S. MOHAMMED, B. GRIMM, B.W. JONES, P. KOSHEVOY, T. TASDIZEN, R. WHITAKER, R.E. MARC
2010 Journal of Microscopy  
The scales of such datasets mandate a multi-user, collaborative strategy with annotations stored in a robust database.  ...  Ultrastructural connectomics datasets are large volumes of neural imagery that present significant challenges for data access and analysis.  ...  Funding for the JEOL JEM-1400 was generously provided by Martha Ann Healy, a friend of the Moran Eye Center.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2818.2010.03402.x pmid:21118201 pmcid:PMC3017751 fatcat:ktliemoi7rhktid2lh3d7do7qe

Snazer: the simulations and networks analyzer

Tommaso Mazza, Gennaro Iaccarino, Corrado Priami
2010 BMC Systems Biology  
Networks are widely recognized as key determinants of structure and function in systems that span the biological, physical, and social sciences.  ...  From a pure dynamical perspective, simulation represents a relevant way-out.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank Alida Palmisano and Alessandro Romanel for their precious suggestions and the CoSBi team.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1752-0509-4-1 pmid:20056001 pmcid:PMC2880970 fatcat:3aohjf6dlbhljdfb2dlopwmiti

Genetic algorithms and tabu search: Hybrids for optimization

Fred Glover, James P. Kelly, Manuel Laguna
1995 Computers & Operations Research  
The independent success of genetic algorithms and tabu search in a variety of applications suggests that each has features that are valuable for solving complex problems.  ...  Our paper explores the marriage between tabu search and genetic algorithms in the context of solving difficult optimization problems.  ...  F49620-90-C-0033, at the University of Colorado.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0305-0548(93)e0023-m fatcat:tej5oki4fvc6fgst45tv5fgh44

Hierarchical Strategies for Efficient Fault Recovery on the Reconfigurable PAnDA Device

Martin A. Trefzer, David M. R. Lawson, Simon J. Bale, James A. Walker, Andy M. Tyrrell
2017 IEEE transactions on computers  
Both approaches are based on creating algorithms performing fine-grained hierarchical partial reconfiguration on faulty circuits in order to repair them.  ...  The methods are shown to be generally applicable to any circuit on PAnDA, and to be straightforwardly customisable for any FPGA fabric providing some regularity and symmetry in its structure.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work is part of the PAnDA project that is funded by EPSRC (EP/I005838/1) and the EPSRC Platform Grant: Bio-inspired Adaptive Architectures and Systems (EP/K040820/1).  ... 
doi:10.1109/tc.2016.2632722 fatcat:k4vlg4fxvfbwrami7qie7u2zi4

Selection constructive based hyper-heuristic for dynamic scheduling

S. Gomes, A. Madureira, B. Cunha
2015 2015 10th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (CISTI)  
Therefore, it proposes an optimization approach -Selection Constructive based Hyper-heuristic for Dynamic Scheduling -to deal with dynamic events that can occur over time in a manufacturing environment  ...  This dissertation addresses the problem of incorporating new tasks in a scheduling plan already generated by the scheduling system.  ...  Acknowledgements Firstly, I would like to thank all the people who somehow supported me during this work and contributed to its success.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cisti.2015.7170370 fatcat:x2hlcgr3grdzdc45si7trstckm

A Survey on Applications of Deep Learning in Cloud Radio Access Network

Rehenuma Tasnim Rodoshi, Wooyeol Choi
2021 IEEE Access  
In this regard, different approaches have been proposed for DL-based C-RAN in the literature. This article provides a comprehensive survey of the state-of-the-art DL techniques applied in C-RAN.  ...  The reviewed works are categorized into power consumption optimization, network performance maximization, and QoS maximization based on their optimization objectives.  ...  They proposed a DRL-based algorithm, RS-DRL, to take network slicing decisions based on the states of the problem.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3074180 fatcat:pki3glqnafcnrg4blog42zlaee

Illustrative Visualization for Medicine and Science [article]

I. Viola, M. C. Sousa, D. Ebert, B. Andrews, B. Gooch, C. Tietjen
2006 Eurographics State of the Art Reports  
We begin with a lecture presenting an overview of traditional illustration in technical, science, and medical subjects followed by a description of the main components in a NPR pipeline for developing  ...  Following lectures describe the latest techniques in computerized illustration algorithms for scientific and medical data for both surface and volumetric data, covering techniques from silhouette enhancement  ...  This paper is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation (Grant Nos. 0222675, 0081581, 0121288, 0196351, and 0328984) and by a grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other  ... 
doi:10.2312/egt.20061068 fatcat:kg7oqtpignftxnupmjakhbiqbi
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