Iterated tabu search for the car sequencing problem
AbstractThis paper introduces an iterated tabu search heuristic for the daily car sequencing problem in which a set of cars must be sequenced so as to satisfy requirements from the paint shop and the assembly line. The iterated tabu search heuristic combines a classical tabu search with perturbation operators that help escape from local optima. The resulting heuristic is flexible, easy to implement, and fast. It has produced very good results on a set of test instances provided by the French car manufacturer Renault.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Operational Research.
Volume (Year): 191 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.elsevier.com/locate/eor
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Gagne, Caroline & Gravel, Marc & Price, Wilson L., 2006. "Solving real car sequencing problems with ant colony optimization," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 174(3), pages 1427-1448, November.
- Smith, Kate & Palaniswami, M. & Krishnamoorthy, M., 1996. "Traditional heuristic versus Hopfield neural network approaches to a car sequencing problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 93(2), pages 300-316, September.
- Nils Boysen & Armin Scholl & Nico Wopperer, 2011.
"Resequencing of mixed-model assembly lines: Survey and research agenda,"
Jena Research Papers in Business and Economics - Working and Discussion Papers
03/2011, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, School of Economics and Business Administration.
- Boysen, Nils & Scholl, Armin & Wopperer, Nico, 2012. "Resequencing of mixed-model assembly lines: Survey and research agenda," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 216(3), pages 594-604.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Zhang, Lei).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.