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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Searching the Hyper-heuristic Design Space
Author(s): Swan, Jerry
Woodward, John
Ozcan, Ender
Kendall, Graham
Burke, Edmund
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Keywords: Hyper-heuristics
Blackboard architecture
Issue Date: Mar-2014
Citation: Swan J, Woodward J, Ozcan E, Kendall G & Burke E (2014) Searching the Hyper-heuristic Design Space, Cognitive Computation, 6 (1), pp. 66-73.
Abstract: We extend a previous mathematical formulation of hyper-heuristics to reflect the emerging generalization of the concept. We show that this leads naturally to a recursive definition of hyper-heuristics and to a division of responsibility that is suggestive of a blackboard architecture, in which individual heuristics annotate a shared workspace with information that may also be exploited by other heuristics. Such a framework invites consideration of the kind of relaxations of the domain barrier that can be achieved without loss of generality. We give a concrete example of this architecture with an application to the 3-SAT domain that significantly improves on a related token-ring hyper-heuristic.
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