Proceedings of ISP RAS

The algorithm on base of Nelder–Mead modified method and genetic algorithm for strip packing problem.

Sergey A. Martishin, Marina V. Khrapchenko.


In this paper NP complete strip packing problem is analyzed. New heuristic algorithm on the base of modified Nelder–Mead method, genetic and linear programming algorithms for strip packing problem was proposed. Experiments on the well known tests show that this algorithm has certain advantages. Prospects for convex polygons packing were proposed. Possibility for parallel performance of the algorithm is shown.


strip packing problem, genetic algorithm, Nelder–Mead method, linear programming.


Proceedings of the Institute for System Programming, vol. 19, 2010, pp. 135-156.

ISSN 2220-6426 (Online), ISSN 2079-8156 (Print).

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