Applying the Particle Swarm Optimization + Hill-climbing in the Flexible Job-Shop problem
The Flexible Job-Shop problem is a very interesting and important problem. In this paper it is studied an approach of the PSO (Particle Swarm Optimization) in the Flexible Job-Shop problem, the studied and applied approach is derived from a Travelling Salesman Problem solution with a few minor alterations, trying to reach the optimum values discovered by a series of other works. It is used only PSO and not mixed with any other auxiliary meta-heuristic.
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