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The human being aspires to the best possible performance. Both individuals and enterprises are looking for optimal--in other words, the best possible--solutions for situations or problems they face. Most of these problems can be expressed in mathematical terms, and so the methods of optimization undoubtedly render a significant aid. In cases where there are many local optima; intricate constraints; mixed-type variables; or noisy, time-dependent or otherwise ill-defined functions, the usual methods don't give satisfactory results. Are you seeking fresh ideas or more efficient methods, or do you perhaps want to be well-informed about the latest achievements in optimization? If so, this book is for you. This book develops a unified insight on population-based optimization through Differential Evolution, one of the most recent and efficient optimization algorithms. You will find, in this book, everything concerning Differential Evolution and its application in its newest formulation. This book will be a valuable source of information for a very large readership, including researchers, students and practitioners. The text may be used in a variety of optimization courses as well. Features include: Neoteric view of Differential Evolution Unique formula of global optimization The best known metaheuristics through the prism of Differential Evolution Revolutionary ideas in population-based optimization   Audience Differential Evolution will be of interest to students, teachers, engineers, and researchers from various fields, including computer science, applied mathematics, optimization and operations research, artificial evolution and evolutionary algorithms, telecommunications, engineering design, bioinformatics and computational chemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and physics.

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Individuals and enterprises are looking for optimal solutions for the problems they face. Most problems can be expressed in mathematical terms, and so the methods of optimization render a significant aid. This book details the latest achievements in optimization. It offers comprehensive coverage on Differential Evolution, presenting revolutionary ideas in population-based optimization and shows the best known metaheuristics through the prism of Differential Evolution.

Table of Contents

Preface.- 1. Differential Evolution.- 2. Neoteric Differential Evolution.- 3. Strategies of Search.- 4. Exploration and Exploitation.- 5. New Performance Measures.- 6. Transversal Differential Evolution.- 7. On Analogy with Some Other Algorithms.- 8. Energetic Selection Principle.- 9. On Hybridization of Differential Evolution.- 10. Applications.- 11. End Notes.- A. Famous Differential Evolution.- B. Intelligent Selection Rules.- C. Standard Test Suite.- D. Coordinate Rotation of a Test Function.- E. Practical Guidelines to Application.- References.- Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780387368955
Author:
Feoktistov, Vitaliy
Publisher:
Springer Science+Business Media
Subject:
Linear Programming
Subject:
Genetic algorithms
Subject:
Programming - Algorithms
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence - General
Subject:
Intelligence (AI) & Semantics
Subject:
Differential evolution
Subject:
Evolutionary Algorithms
Subject:
Global optimization
Subject:
intelligent systems
Subject:
Metaheuristic methods
Subject:
OPTIMIZATION
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics)
Subject:
Algorithms
Subject:
Operations Research/Decision Theory
Subject:
Computational intelligence
Subject:
Computational Intelligence <P>Gives a neoteric view of Differential Evolution</P> <P>Unique formula of global optimization</P> <P>Shows the best known metaheuristics through the prism of Differential Evolution</P> <P>Revolutionary ideas in population-base
Subject:
Mathematics-Computer
Subject:
Applied
Subject:
Operation Research/Decision Theory
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Book
Series:
Springer Optimization and Its Applications
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
20061017
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 1050 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Individuals and enterprises are looking for optimal solutions for the problems they face. Most problems can be expressed in mathematical terms, and so the methods of optimization render a significant aid. This book details the latest achievements in optimization. It offers comprehensive coverage on Differential Evolution, presenting revolutionary ideas in population-based optimization and shows the best known metaheuristics through the prism of Differential Evolution.
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