Tuning struggle strategy in genetic algorithms for scheduling in computational grids
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PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
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Job Scheduling on Computational Grids is gaining importance due to the need for efficient large-scale Grid-enabled applications. Among different optimization techniques addressed for the problem, Genetic Algorithm (GA) is a popular class of solution methods. As GAs are high level algorithms, specific algorithms can be designed by choosing the genetic operators as well as the evolutionary strategies. In this paper we focus on Struggle GAs and their tuning for the scheduling of independent jobs in computational grids. Our results showed that a careful hash implementation for computing the similarity of solutions was able to alleviate the computational burden of Struggle GA and perform better than standard similarity measures.
CitationXhafa, F., Duran, B., Abraham, A., Dahal, K. P. Tuning struggle strategy in genetic algorithms for scheduling in computational grids. A: International Conference on Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications. "7th International Conference on Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications: Ostrava, The Czech Republic, June 26 - June 28, 2008: proceedings". Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2008, p. 275-280.
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