Change search
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Visualization for Analyzing Trajectory-Based Metaheuristic Search Algorithms
Number of Authors: 3
2006 (English)Report (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Metaheuristic search algorithms due to their heuristic nature usually need tuning of parameters, components and/or strategies to achieve acceptable performance on a particular problem. While there has been much work on tools and techniques to address this Tuning Problem, there has been relatively little work which takes advantage of putting humans in the metaheuristic analysis/evaluation loop. This paper proposes the use of a search trajectory visualization tool, Viz, which is meant to make it easier for humans (e.g. the algorithm designer/programmer) to understand, evaluate and design metaheuristics for search. In particular, our visualization exploits the human's capabilities for finding patterns in search trajectory by using a combination of spatial visualizations. We use the Travelling Salesman Problem to illustrate how Viz can be used to visualize the behavior of two local search algorithms with different heuristics.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Swedish Institute of Computer Science , 2006, 1. , 3 p.
Series
SICS Technical Report, ISSN 1100-3154 ; 2006:11
Keyword [en]
visualisation, local search, metaheuristics, constraints
National Category
Computer and Information Science
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:ri:diva-22025OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ri-22025DiVA: diva2:1041567
Available from: 2016-10-31 Created: 2016-10-31

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(354 kB)3 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 354 kBChecksum SHA-512
39d82657075d7cc9d172f14d75d89c917452d0ad63544016a567370adce84ae9f16d0a7ecb350afaff2ef5d90d3a942adb0226a4918b5e7ae54724c59ddee004
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Computer and Information Science

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 3 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Total: 2 hits
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link