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Findings on Algorithms Reported by Investigators at Research Institute (Scheduling of Changes in Complex Engineering Design Process via Genetic...

July 29, 2014



Findings on Algorithms Reported by Investigators at Research Institute (Scheduling of Changes in Complex Engineering Design Process via Genetic Algorithm and Elementary Effects Method)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Mathematics -- Data detailed on Algorithms have been presented. According to news reporting originating from Beijing, People's Republic of China, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "Engineering design changes constantly occur in a complex engineering design process. Designers have to put an appropriate procedure in place to handle these changes in order to realize successful product development in a timely and cost-effective manner."

Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from Research Institute, "When many change propagation paths are present, selection of the best change evolution paths and distribution of change results to downstream tasks become critical to the progress management of the project. In this paper, based on the available change propagation simulation algorithm, a global sensitivity analysis method known as elementary effects (EE) is employed to rank the importance of each potential propagation path with those involved design dependencies in the process. Further, an EE-based heuristic design dependency encoding method is applied to the genetic algorithm which is then adopted to schedule the change updating process."

According to the news editors, the research concluded: "Finally, the optimal results obtained by the complete search and the heuristic dependency encoding methods are compared to illustrate the improvements and effectiveness of the latter method."

For more information on this research see: Scheduling of Changes in Complex Engineering Design Process via Genetic Algorithm and Elementary Effects Method. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2014;():1-12. Advances in Mechanical Engineering can be contacted at: Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 410 Park Avenue, 15TH Floor, #287 Pmb, New York, NY 10022, USA. (Hindawi Publishing - www.hindawi.com; Advances in Mechanical Engineering - www.hindawi.com/journals/ame/)

The news editors report that additional information may be obtained by contacting Y.L. Li, China North Vehicle Res Inst, Beijing 100072, People's Republic of China. Additional authors for this research include W. Zhao, Y.S. Ma and L.C. Hu.

Keywords for this news article include: Beijing, People's Republic of China, Asia, Algorithms, Engineering, Genetics

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