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Title:On the Runtime of Randomized Local Search and Simple Evolutionary Algorithms for Dynamic Makespan Scheduling
Speaker:Prof. Frank Neumann
coming from:University of Adelaide
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Event Type:AG1 Mittagsseminar (own work)
Visibility:D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, SWS, RG1, MMCI
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Date:Friday, 15 May 2015
Duration:30 Minutes
Building:E1 4
Evolutionary algorithms have been frequently used for
dynamic optimization problems. With this paper, we contribute to the
theoretical understanding of this research area. We present the
first computational complexity analysis of evolutionary algorithms

for a dynamic variant of a classical combinatorial optimization
problem, namely makespan scheduling. We study the model of a strong
adversary which is allowed to change one job at regular intervals.
Furthermore, we investigate the setting of random changes. Our
results show that randomized local search and a simple evolutionary
algorithm are very effective in dynamically tracking changes made to
the problem instance.
Joint work with Carsten Witt
To appear at IJCAI 2015

Name(s):Christina Fries
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