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Average-weight-controlled bin-oriented heuristics for the one-dimensional bin-packing problem

Show simple item record Fleszar K. Charalambous C.
dc.contributor.editor 2011 2017-09-07T07:51:23Z 2017-09-07T07:51:23Z 2011
dc.identifier 10.1016/j.ejor.2010.11.004
dc.identifier.issn 3772217
dc.description.abstract Bin-oriented heuristics for one-dimensional bin-packing problem construct solutions by packing one bin at a time. Several such heuristics consider two or more subsets for each bin and pack the one with the largest total weight. These heuristics sometimes generate poor solutions, due to a tendency to use many small items early in the process. To address this problem, we propose a method of controlling the average weight of items packed by bin-oriented heuristics. Constructive heuristics and an improvement heuristic based on this approach are introduced. Additionally, reduction methods for bin-oriented heuristics are presented. The results of an extensive computational study show that: (1) controlling average weight significantly improves solutions and reduces computation time of bin-oriented heuristics; (2) reduction methods improve solutions and processing times of some bin-oriented heuristics; and (3) the new improvement heuristic outperforms all other known complex heuristics, in terms of both average solution quality and computation time. © 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
dc.format.extent Pages: (176-184)
dc.language English
dc.publisher AMSTERDAM
dc.relation.ispartof Publication Name: European Journal of Operational Research; Publication Year: 2011; Volume: 210; no. 2; Pages: (176-184);
dc.source Scopus
dc.title Average-weight-controlled bin-oriented heuristics for the one-dimensional bin-packing problem
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.affiliation Fleszar, K., Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut (AUB), P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Charalambous, C., Department of Computer Science, Frederick University, P.O. Box 24729, 1303 Nicosia, Cyprus
dc.contributor.authorAddress Fleszar, K.; Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut (AUB), P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon; email:
dc.contributor.authorCorporate University: American University of Beirut; Faculty: Suliman S. Olayan School of Business; Department: School of Business;
dc.contributor.authorDepartment School of Business
dc.contributor.faculty Suliman S. Olayan School of Business
dc.contributor.authorInitials Fleszar, K
dc.contributor.authorInitials Charalambous, C
dc.contributor.authorOrcidID Fleszar, Krzysztof-0000-0001-8863-6756;
dc.contributor.authorReprintAddress Fleszar, K (reprint author), AUB, Olayan Sch Business, POB 11-0236, Beirut 11072020, Lebanon.
dc.contributor.authorResearcherID Fleszar, Krzysztof-B-8260-2012; Charalambous, Christoforos-A-4071-2013
dc.contributor.authorUniversity American University of Beirut
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dc.identifier.coden EJORD
dc.identifier.scopusID 78650415706
dc.publisher.address PO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
dc.relation.ispartOfISOAbbr Eur. J. Oper. Res.
dc.relation.ispartOfIssue 2
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitle European Journal of Operational Research
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitleAbbr Eur J Oper Res
dc.relation.ispartOfVolume 210
dc.source.ID WOS:000286853300006
dc.type.publication Journal
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Bin-Oriented Heuristics
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Bin-Packing
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Heuristics
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Packing
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Reductions
dc.subject.otherIndex Bin Packing Problem
dc.subject.otherIndex Bin-Packing
dc.subject.otherIndex Computation Time
dc.subject.otherIndex Computational Studies
dc.subject.otherIndex Heuristics
dc.subject.otherIndex Processing Time
dc.subject.otherIndex Reduction Method
dc.subject.otherIndex Solution Quality
dc.subject.otherIndex Heuristic Methods
dc.subject.otherIndex One Dimensional
dc.subject.otherIndex Bins
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus Cutting Stock Problems
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus Fast Lower Bounds
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus Column Generation
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus Algorithm
dc.subject.otherWOS Management
dc.subject.otherWOS Operations Research and Management Science

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