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A New Neighborhood Function for Discrete Manufacturing Process Design Optimization Using Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms

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Diane E. Vaughan, Sheldon H. Jacobson, Derek E. Armstrong

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801

J. Mech. Des 122(2), 164-171 (Mar 01, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.533566 History: Received June 01, 1999; Revised March 01, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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