# SOLVING THE UNIVERSITY COURSE TIMETABLING PROBLEM BY HYPERCUBE FRAMEWORK FOR ACO

### Jose Miguel Rubio L, Broderick Crawford L., Franklin Johnson P.

#### Abstract

We present a resolution technique of the University Course Timetabling Problem (UCTP), this technique is based in the implementation of Hypercube framework using the Max-Min Ant System. We show the structure of the problem and the design of resolution using this framework. A simplification of the UCTP problem is used, involving three types of hard restrictions and three types of soft restrictions. We solve experimental instances and competition instances, the results are presented of comparative form to other techniques. We present an appropriate construction graph and pheromone matrix representation. Finally the conclusions are given.

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#### Paper Citation

#### in Harvard Style

Miguel Rubio L J., Crawford L. B. and Johnson P. F. (2008). **SOLVING THE UNIVERSITY COURSE TIMETABLING PROBLEM BY HYPERCUBE FRAMEWORK FOR ACO** . In *Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,* ISBN 978-989-8111-37-1, pages 531-534. DOI: 10.5220/0001705505310534

#### in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis08,

author={Jose Miguel Rubio L and Broderick Crawford L. and Franklin Johnson P.},

title={SOLVING THE UNIVERSITY COURSE TIMETABLING PROBLEM BY HYPERCUBE FRAMEWORK FOR ACO},

booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},

year={2008},

pages={531-534},

publisher={SciTePress},

organization={INSTICC},

doi={10.5220/0001705505310534},

isbn={978-989-8111-37-1},

}

#### in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,

TI - SOLVING THE UNIVERSITY COURSE TIMETABLING PROBLEM BY HYPERCUBE FRAMEWORK FOR ACO

SN - 978-989-8111-37-1

AU - Miguel Rubio L J.

AU - Crawford L. B.

AU - Johnson P. F.

PY - 2008

SP - 531

EP - 534

DO - 10.5220/0001705505310534