Volume 26, Issue 4 (IJIEPR 2015)                   IJIEPR 2015, 26(4): 243-253 | Back to browse issues page

DOI: 10.22068/ijiepr.26.4.243


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1- Yazd University , hhn@yazd.ac.ir
2- Yazd University
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This article addresses a single row facility layout problem where the objective is to optimize the arrangement of some rectangular facilities with different dimensions on a line. Regarding the NP-Hard nature of the considered problem, a hybrid meta-heuristic algorithm based on simulated annealing has been proposed to obtain a near optimal solution. A number of test problems are randomly generated and the results obtained by the proposed hybrid meta-heuristic are compared with exact solutions. The results imply that the proposed hybrid method provides more efficient solutions for the large-sized problem instances.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Facilities Design & or Work Space Design
Received: 2013/05/18 | Accepted: 2015/11/1 | Published: 2016/03/16