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Kaveh A, Dadras A. A GUIDED TABU SEARCH FOR PROFILE OPTIMIZATION OF FINITE ELEMENT MODELS. International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering 2017; 7 (4) :527-537
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In this paper a Guided Tabu Search (GTS) is utilized for optimal nodal ordering of finite element models (FEMs) leading to small profile for the stiffness matrices of the models. The search strategy is accelerated and a graph-theoretical approach is used as guidance. The method is evaluated by minimization of graph matrices pattern equivalent to stiffness matrices of finite element models. Comparison of the results with those of some powerful methods, confirms the robustness of the algorithm.

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Received: 2017/04/24 | Accepted: 2017/04/24 | Published: 2017/04/24

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