Traveling salesman problem heuristics: Leading methods, implementations and latest advances C Rego, D Gamboa, F Glover, C Osterman European journal of operational research 211 (3), 427-441, 2011 | 374 | 2011 |

A parallel tabu search algorithm using ejection chains for the vehicle routing problem C Rego, C Roucairol Meta-heuristics: Theory and applications, 661-675, 1996 | 246 | 1996 |

A subpath ejection method for the vehicle routing problem C Rego Management science 44 (10), 1447-1459, 1998 | 197 | 1998 |

A cooperative parallel tabu search algorithm for the quadratic assignment problem T James, C Rego, F Glover European Journal of Operational Research 195 (3), 810-826, 2009 | 166 | 2009 |

Multistart tabu search and diversification strategies for the quadratic assignment problem T James, C Rego, F Glover IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, Man, And Cybernetics-part a: systems and …, 2009 | 165 | 2009 |

A unified modeling and solution framework for combinatorial optimization problems GA Kochenberger, F Glover, B Alidaee, C Rego Or Spectrum 26 (2), 237-250, 2004 | 160 | 2004 |

Node-ejection chains for the vehicle routing problem: Sequential and parallel algorithms C Rego Parallel Computing 27 (3), 201-222, 2001 | 144 | 2001 |

Local search and metaheuristics C Rego, F Glover The traveling salesman problem and its variations, 309-368, 2007 | 115 | 2007 |

Relaxed tours and path ejections for the traveling salesman problem C Rego European Journal of Operational Research 106 (2), 522-538, 1998 | 114 | 1998 |

Subgraph ejection chains and tabu search for the crew scheduling problem L Cavique, C Rego, I Themido Journal of the Operational Research Society 50 (6), 608-616, 1999 | 90 | 1999 |

One-pass heuristics for large-scale unconstrained binary quadratic problems F Glover, B Alidaee, C Rego, G Kochenberger European Journal of Operational Research 137 (2), 272-287, 2002 | 89 | 2002 |

An unconstrained quadratic binary programming approach to the vertex coloring problem GA Kochenberger, F Glover, B Alidaee, C Rego Annals of Operations Research 139, 229-241, 2005 | 80 | 2005 |

A filter-and-fan approach to the job shop scheduling problem C Rego, R Duarte European Journal of Operational Research 194 (3), 650-662, 2009 | 77 | 2009 |

Using tabu search for solving a dynamic multi-terminal truck dispatching problem C Rego, C Roucairol European Journal of Operational Research 83 (2), 411-429, 1995 | 74 | 1995 |

Implementation analysis of efficient heuristic algorithms for the traveling salesman problem D Gamboa, C Rego, F Glover Computers & Operations Research 33 (4), 1154-1172, 2006 | 65 | 2006 |

Data structures and ejection chains for solving large-scale traveling salesman problems D Gamboa, C Rego, F Glover European Journal of Operational Research 160 (1), 154-171, 2005 | 59 | 2005 |

A simple filter-and-fan approach to the facility location problem P Greistorfer, C Rego Computers & Operations Research 33 (9), 2590-2601, 2006 | 54 | 2006 |

Sequential and parallel path-relinking algorithms for the quadratic assignment problem T James, C Rego, F Glover IEEE Intelligent Systems 20 (4), 58-65, 2005 | 52 | 2005 |

Some thoughts on combinatorial optimisation MH Bjorndal, A Caprara, PI Cowling, F Della Croce, H Lourenco, ... European Journal of Operational Research 83 (2), 253-270, 1995 | 48 | 1995 |

RAMP: A new metaheuristic framework for combinatorial optimization C Rego Metaheuristic optimization via memory and evolution: tabu search and scatter …, 2005 | 45 | 2005 |