• 1. Introduction and problem formulation
  • 2. Evolution strategies and metaheuristics
  • 2.1 Fundamentals of evolution strategies
  • 2.2 A general evolutionary metaheuristic for combinatorial optimization problems
  • 3. Adaptation of the general evolutionary metaheuristic to the VRPTW
  • 3.1 Evolution strategy ESI
  • 3.2 Evolution strategy ES2
  • 3.3 Evaluation and selection of individuals
  • 3.4 Configuration of the evolution strategies ES1 und ES2
  • 4. Evaluation
  • 4.1 Test problems
  • 4.2 Computational results