Timetable Scheduling using Graph Coloring

International Journal of P2P Network Trends and Technology (IJPTT)          
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Volume-1 Issue-2                           
Year of Publication : 2011
Authors : Dr Cauvery N K


Dr Cauvery N K.T."Timetable Scheduling using Graph Coloring". International Journal of P2P Network Trends and Technology (IJPTT), V1(2):24-29  Sep - Oct 2011, ISSN:2249-2615, www.ijpttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.


which are polynomial bounded functions of input size. Therefore there is much interest in heuristic algorithms which can find near optimal solutions within reasonable running time. One of the most studied NP-hard problems is the “graph coloring problem”. Graph coloring has numerous applications in scheduling and other practical problem; “timetabling” is one of them. One of the heuristic approaches to solve graph coloring is “Ant algorithm” [1].


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Graph coloring, Ant colony optimization, Pheremone trails