An Improved Nearest Neighbor Algorithm for Solving TSP

Authors(3) :-Emran Islam, Mariam Sultana, Faruque Ahmed

Traveling salesman problem is one of the most important mathematical concepts having very high socio economic impact. But since TSP is NP-complete, finding an optimal solution becomes very hard when problem size increases. Conceptually TSP is very easy to understand but solving TSP is quite difficult than anyone can imagine. In this paper we have represented an improved form of nearest neighbor algorithm for solving TSP. We have also represented a comparative study between our proposed algorithm and original algorithm to test efficiency.

Authors and Affiliations

Emran Islam
Research students, Department of Mathematics, Jahingirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mariam Sultana
Research students, Department of Mathematics, Jahingirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Faruque Ahmed
Professor, Department of Mathematics, Jahingirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Traveling Salesman Problem, Approximate algorithms, NNA

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 5 | May-June 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 668-672
Manuscript Number : CSEIT1835159
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Emran Islam, Mariam Sultana, Faruque Ahmed, "An Improved Nearest Neighbor Algorithm for Solving TSP", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 3, Issue 5, pp.668-672, May-June-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT1835159

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