EnglishEdit
NounEdit
simulated annealing (uncountable)
 A randomized improvement algorithm, analagous to the metalworking process annealing.
 For this problem, the simulated annealingbased heuristic provides a nearoptimal solution.
TranslationsEdit
algorithm


ReferencesEdit
 Parthasarathy, S. and Chandrasekharan Rajendran, "A simulated annealing heuristic for scheduling to minimize mean weighted tardiness in a flowshop with mean weighted tardiness in a flowshop with sequencedependent setup times of jobs—a case study". Production Planning & Control, 1997, vol 8, no. 5, page 476.