Memetic algorithm for solving multi-objective assignment problem

Document Type : Research Paper


Department of Mathematics, University of Baghdad, Baghdad 00964, Iraq


Despite the fact that statistical solutions for dealing with Multi-Objective Assignment Problems (MOAP) have just been available for a long time, the further application of Evolutionary Algorithms (EAs) to such difficulties presents a vehicle for tackling MOAP with an extraordinarily large scope. MOGASA is a suggested multi-objective optimizer with simulated annealing that combines the hegemony notion with a discrete wavelet transform. While decomposition streamlines the multi-objective problem (MOP) by expressing it as a collection of many corresponding authors, tackling these issues at the same time in the GA context may result in early agreement due to the command meanwhile screening process, which employs the Methodology as a criterion. Supremacy is important in constructing the leaders archive because it allows the chosen leaders to encompass fewer dense regions, eliminating local minima and meanwhile producing a more diverse approximating Allocative efficiency front. MOGASA outperforms several decomposition-based growth strategies, according to results from 31 stand meanwhile are MOPs. MATLAB was used to generate all of the findings (R2017b).


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Volume 14, Issue 7
July 2023
Pages 73-80
  • Receive Date: 01 March 2022
  • Revise Date: 17 April 2022
  • Accept Date: 13 June 2022