Topics covered include:
- Heuristic techniques covering local search methods and population-based search techniques
- Adaptive computation techniques covering neural computation, fuzzy logic and game theory
- Practical and successful ways to address problems in network design and planning, routing, protocol design and network management
This state-of-the-art book will be an essential resource for optimization researchers needing a wider appreciation of the problems in telecommunications, and indispensable for telecommunications engineers using heuristic and adaptive techniques.
NETWORK PLANNING AND DESIGN.
Evolutionary Methods for the Design of Reliable Networks.
Efficient Network Design using Heuristic and Genetic Algorithms.
Tabu Search and Evolutionary Scatter Search for 'Tree-Star' Network Problems, with Applications to Leased Line Network Design.
Addressing Optimization Issues in Network Planning with Evolutionary Computation.
Node-Pair Encoding Genetic Programming for Optical Mesh Network Topology Design.
Optimizing The Access Network.
ROUTING AND PROTOCOLS.
Routing Control in Packet Switched Networks using Soft Computing Techniques.
The Genetic Adaptive Routing Algorithm.
Optimization of Restoration and Routing Strategies.
GA-based Verification of Network Protocols Performance.
Neural Networks for the Optimization of Runtime Adaptable Communication Protocols.
SOFTWARE, STRATEGY AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT.
Adaptive Demand-based Heuristics for Traffic Reduction in Distributed Information Systems.
Exploring Evolutionary Approaches to Distributed Database Management.
The Automation of Software Validation using Evolutionary Computation.
Evolutionary Game Theory Applied to Service Selection and Network Ecologies.
Intelligent Flow Control Under Game Theoretic Framework.
Global Search Techiques for problems in Mobile Communications.
An Effective Genetic Algorithm for Fixed Channel Assignment.
Martin J. Oates BT Research Laboratories, Martlesham Heath, UK.
George D. Smith School of Information Systems, University of East Anglia, UK.