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Jostle for position: local improvement for irregular cutting patterns

Dowsland, K.A., Dowsland, W.B. and Bennell, J.A. (1998) Jostle for position: local improvement for irregular cutting patterns Journal of Operational Research Society, 46, (6), pp. 647-658.

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Abstract

This paper introduces a new improvement heuristic for irregular cutting and packing problems. The method is based on a small number of repetitions of any leftmost placement policy and is particularly effective in situations where computation time is strictly limited but exceeds that required for a single pass approach. Both the algorithm and the geometry required for implementation are described in full and the results of computational experiments on a variety of data are presented. These results show that the algorithm is an effective technique for producing good packings.

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Published date: 1998
Keywords: heuristic, irregular cutting/packing

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Local EPrints ID: 36400
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/36400
PURE UUID: 56b6fb16-f506-41a0-afba-e22166455bb6

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Date deposited: 19 Dec 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:44

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Author: K.A. Dowsland
Author: W.B. Dowsland
Author: J.A. Bennell

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