Developing a Java-based Genetic Algorithm to Solve the Travelling Salesman Problem

  • Bashir Salisu Abubakar Department of Computer Science, Faculty Computing and Mathematical Science, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Kano Nigeria
Keywords: Genetic Algorithm, Travelling Salesman Problem, Initial Population, Mutation, Crossover.


In this paper, software was developed to solve the travelling salesman problem. The Travelling Salesman Problem is a computational optimization problem that requires a lot of time to solve using brute force algorithm. The research aims at developing java-based software that provides an optimum solution to the Travelling Salesman Problem using the concepts of genetic algorithm within reasonable time frame.


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How to Cite
Abubakar, B. S. (2018). Developing a Java-based Genetic Algorithm to Solve the Travelling Salesman Problem. International Journal of Computer (IJC), 30(1), 43-49. Retrieved from