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Research Article

Focusing on the Golden Ball Metaheuristic: An Extended Study on a Wider Set of Problems

Table 1

Summary of the characteristics of GA1, GA2, DGA1, and DGA2 for the ATSP, NQP, and BPP.

Alg. Population and Surviv. funct. Cross. oper. Mut. operators

GA1 1 population, 48 individuals 80% & 20% 50% elitist—50% random OX 2-opt
GA2 1 population, 48 individuals 0.003% & 100% 100% elitist HX 2-opt
DGA1 4 subpopulations, each with 12 individuals 95% & 5%, 90% & 10%, 75% & 25%, 80% & 20%, respectively 50% elitist—50% random OX 2-opt (the same for all subpopulations)
DGA2 4 subpopulations, each with 12 individuals 0.003% & 100% 100% elitist HX 2-opt, 3-opt, Swapping, and Insertion (a different function for each population)

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