Parallel Combinatorial Optimization (Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing #58) (Hardcover)

By El-Ghazali Talbi (Editor)

Wiley-Interscience, 9780471721017, 330pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2006

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Description

This text provides an excellent balance of theory and application that enables you to deploy powerful algorithms, frameworks, and methodologies to solve complex optimization problems in a diverse range of industries. Each chapter is written by leading experts in the fields of parallel and distributed optimization. Collectively, the contributions serve as a complete reference to the field of combinatorial optimization, including details and findings of recent and ongoing investigations.


About the Author

EL-GHAZALI TALBI, PHD, is Professor in the Computer Science Laboratory of the University of Lille, France. His research interests include parallel algorithms for combinatorial optimization and their applications to generic and real-world problems. Dr. Talbi leads the OPAC (Parallel Cooperative Optimization) research team; is the scientific leader of the INRIA DOLPHIN project dealing with distributed multi-objective optimization; and is active in several research and industrial projects, publications, and international conferences in the field.