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A Sport Tournament Scheduling by Genetic Algorithm with Swapping Method

Abstract · Apr 17, 2017 06:04 ·

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Arxiv Abstract

  • Tinnaluk Rutjanisarakul
  • Thiradet Jiarasuksakun

A sport tournament problem is considered the Traveling Tournament Problem (TTP). One interesting type is the mirrored Traveling Tournament Problem (mTTP). The objective of the problem is to minimize either the total number of traveling or the total distances of traveling or both. This research aims to find an optimized solution of the mirrored Traveling Tournament Problem with minimum total number of traveling. The solutions consisting of traveling and scheduling tables are solved by using genetic algorithm (GA) with swapping method. The number of traveling of all teams from obtained solutions are close to the lower bound theory of number of traveling. Moreover, this algorithm generates better solutions than known results for most cases.

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