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Flying elephants method applied to the problem of covering solid bodies with spheres
by Daniela Cristina Lubke; Vinicius Layter Xavier; Helder Manoel Venceslau; Adilson Elias Xavier
International Journal of Metaheuristics (IJMHEUR), Vol. 7, No. 1, 2018


Abstract: The use of the Flying Elephants Method engenders a simple one-level completely differentiable optimisation problem and allows overcoming the main difficulties presented by the original one. Computational results obtained for the covering of some solid body test instances show the good performance of the proposed methodology.

Online publication date: Sun, 06-May-2018


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