• 1 Introduction
  • 2 Design of Cost-minimal Communication Networksunder Reliability Constraints
  • 2.1 The Reliable Communication Network Design Problem
  • 2.2 Reliability Measurements for Communication Networks
  • 2.3 Existing Solution Approaches for the RCND problem
  • 3 Evolutionary Algorithms using Repair Conceptsfor the Design of Reliable Communication Networks
  • 3.1 Using Repair Heuristics for Evolutionary Algorithms
  • 3.2 LaBORNet - A Lamarckian Based Optimizer for ReliableNetwork Design Problems
  • 3.3 BaBORNet - A Baldwin Based Optimizer for Reliable Network Design Problems
  • 3.4 CURE - A Deterministic Cut-Based Repair Heuristic
  • 4 Experiments and Results
  • 4.1 Test Problems
  • 4.2 Experimental Design
  • 4.3 Results
  • 5 Summary and Conclusions
  • References