Engineering Stochastic Local Search Algorithms. Designing, Implementing and Analyzing Effective Heuristics: International Workshop, SLS 2007, Brussels, ... (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)



This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Workshop on Engineering Stochastic Local Search Algorithms 2007, held in Brussels, Belgium, September 6-8, 2007.

The 12 revised full papers presented together with 9 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from more than 50 submissions. The topics include Methodological developments, behavior of SLS algorithms, search space analysis, algorithm performance, tuning procedures, AI/OR techniques and dynamic behaviour.