The use of a biased heuristic by a genetic algorithm applied to the design of multipoint connections in a local access network
Soper, Alan and McKenzie, S. (1997) The use of a biased heuristic by a genetic algorithm applied to the design of multipoint connections in a local access network. IET Seminar Digest, 446. pp. 113-116. ISSN 0537-9989 (doi:10.1049/cp:19971165)Full text not available from this repository.
This paper presents a genetic algorithm for finding a constrained minimum spanning tree. The problem is of relevance in the design of minimum cost communication networks, where there is a need to connect all the terminals at a user site to a terminal concentrator in a multipoint (tree) configuration, while ensuring that link capacity constraints are not violated. The approach used maintains a distinction between genotype and phenotype, which produces superior results to those found using a direct representation in a previous study.
|Additional Information:||2nd IEE International Conference on Genetic Algorighms in Engineering Systems: Innovations and Applications, 2-4 September 1997, Glasgow, UK|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||computer networks, genetic algorithms,|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences|
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Computer & Computational Science Research Group
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Computer Science
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Computer Systems Technology
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Mathematical Sciences
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2011 17:38|
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