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Solution Level Parallelization of Local Search Metaheuristic Algorithm on GPU?

Journal: International Journal of Computer Science and Mobile Computing - IJCSMC (Vol.3, No. 7)

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Page : 268-274

Keywords : Combinatorial Optimization; GPU; Local Search Metaheuristics; Parallel Computing;

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Local search metaheuristic algorithms are proven & powerful combinatorial optimization strategies to tackle hard problems like traveling salesman problem. These algorithms explore & evaluate neighbors of a single solution. Time Consuming LSM algorithms can be improved by parallelizing exploration & evaluation of neighbors of a solution. GPU architecture is suitable for algorithms of single program multiple data parallelism. Implemented algorithm reduces time consuming memory transfers and improves computational time by efficient use of memory hierarchy.

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