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Heuristic Search

The Emerging Science of Problem Solving

Authors: Salhi, Said

  • Provides description of the main ingredients of heuristic search
  • Presents a simple and informal writing style to allow accessibility for a wide audience
  • Highlights possible weakness of the techniques used while providing challenging research avenues
  • Reflects the experience of the author in both research and supervision
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This book aims to provide a general overview of heuristic search, to present the basic steps of the most popular heuristics, and to stress their hidden difficulties as well as their opportunities. It provides a comprehensive understanding of Heuristic search, the applications of which are now widely used in a variety of industries including engineering, finance, sport, management and medicine. It intends to aid researchers and practitioners in solving complex combinatorial and global optimisation problems, and spark interest in this exciting decision science-based subject. It will provide the reader with challenging and lively methodologies through which they will be able to design and analyse their own techniques

About the authors

Said Salhi is Head of the Management Science Group and Director of the Research Centre on Logistics and Heuristic Optimisation (CLHO) which he established. Said has edited 6 special issues and published over 100 papers in academic journals. He has researched heuristics for the last 32 years and has supervised more than 25 PhD students in this area. He is a fellow of the OR Society (FORS), the IMA (FIMA), and CILT (FCILT).

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Buy this book

eBook $99.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-49355-8
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-49354-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Heuristic Search
Book Subtitle
The Emerging Science of Problem Solving
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-49355-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-49355-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-49354-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 213
Number of Illustrations and Tables
17 b/w illustrations
Topics