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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Computer Science D-index 87 Citations 56,452 326 World Ranking 295 National Ranking 181
Mathematics D-index 85 Citations 43,917 333 World Ranking 46 National Ranking 28

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Awards & Achievements

2013 - IEEE Fellow For contributions to computer based optimization

2002 - Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

2002 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For contributions to optimization modeling and algorithmic development, and for solving problems in distribution, planning, and design.

1998 - INFORMS John von Neumann Theory Prize

1983 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Mathematical optimization
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Algorithm

Fred Glover mostly deals with Mathematical optimization, Tabu search, Algorithm, Metaheuristic and Integer programming. His study in Mathematical optimization is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Nonlinear programming, Decision rule and Integer. Fred Glover mostly deals with Guided Local Search in his studies of Tabu search.

Fred Glover combines subjects such as Numerical analysis and Shortest path problem with his study of Algorithm. His Integer programming research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Covering problems and Change-making problem. His Heuristics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Travelling salesman problem, Heuristic, Incremental heuristic search and Heuristic.

His most cited work include:

  • Tabu Search (5832 citations)
  • Tabu Search—Part II (5160 citations)
  • Future paths for integer programming and links to artificial intelligence (2932 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Fred Glover focuses on Mathematical optimization, Tabu search, Algorithm, Metaheuristic and Integer programming. His research on Mathematical optimization frequently connects to adjacent areas such as Path. Guided Local Search is the focus of his Tabu search research.

His Algorithm research includes elements of Extreme point, Flow network and Simplex. His Metaheuristic study combines topics in areas such as Range and Local search. Fred Glover interconnects Discrete mathematics, Combinatorics and Integer in the investigation of issues within Integer programming.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mathematical optimization (58.68%)
  • Tabu search (31.74%)
  • Algorithm (21.36%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2021)?

  • Mathematical optimization (58.68%)
  • Tabu search (31.74%)
  • Metaheuristic (20.16%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Mathematical optimization, Tabu search, Metaheuristic, Algorithm and Benchmark. Fred Glover has included themes like Path and Set in his Mathematical optimization study. His research in Tabu search is mostly focused on Guided Local Search.

His Metaheuristic research incorporates themes from Evolutionary algorithm, Optimization problem, Quality and Range. His Algorithm research incorporates elements of Extreme point, Key and Cluster analysis. His study looks at the relationship between Benchmark and fields such as Crossover, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems.

Between 2009 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Traveling salesman problem heuristics: Leading methods, implementations and latest advances (141 citations)
  • The unconstrained binary quadratic programming problem: a survey (140 citations)
  • Scatter Search and Path-Relinking: Fundamentals, Advances, and Applications (88 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Mathematical optimization
  • Algorithm

Mathematical optimization, Tabu search, Metaheuristic, Algorithm and Guided Local Search are his primary areas of study. His research integrates issues of Quadratic equation, Theory of computation and Benchmark in his study of Mathematical optimization. His work deals with themes such as Discrete mathematics, Global optimum, Heuristic, Vertex and Binary quadratic programming, which intersect with Tabu search.

His studies in Metaheuristic integrate themes in fields like Evolutionary algorithm and Crossover. The study incorporates disciplines such as Range and Key in addition to Algorithm. His work carried out in the field of Guided Local Search brings together such families of science as Hill climbing and Modular design.

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Best Publications

Tabu Search

Fred Glover;Manuel Laguna.

9078 Citations

Tabu Search—Part II

Fred W. Glover.
Informs Journal on Computing (1989)

8349 Citations

Future paths for integer programming and links to artificial intelligence

Fred Glover.
Computers & Operations Research (1986)

5503 Citations

Handbook of metaheuristics

Fred Glover;Gary A. Kochenberger.

2938 Citations


Fred Glover.
Decision Sciences (1977)

1832 Citations

Tabu Search: A Tutorial

Fred Glover.
Interfaces (1990)

1514 Citations

New ideas in optimization

David Corne;Marco Dorigo;Fred Glover;Dipankar Dasgupta.

1280 Citations

A user's guide to tabu search

Fred Glover;Eric Taillard;Dominique de Werra.
Annals of Operations Research (1993)

1269 Citations

Fundamentals of Scatter Search and Path Relinking

Fred Glover;Manuel Laguna;Rafael Martí.
Control and Cybernetics (2000)

1094 Citations

A template for scatter search and path relinking

F. Glover.
Lecture Notes in Computer Science (1998)

969 Citations

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