Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Particle Swarm Optimization

Edited by Alex Lazinica

TU Wien, Austria

Particle swarm optimization (PSO) is a population based stochastic optimization technique influenced by the social behavior of bird flocking or fish schooling.PSO shares many similarities with evolutionary computation techniques such as Genetic Algorithms (GA). The system is initialized with a population of random solutions and searches for optima by updating generations. However, unlike GA, PSO has no evolution operators such as crossover and mutation. In PSO, the potential solutions, called particles, fly through the problem space by following the current optimum particles. This book represents the contributions of the top researchers in this field and will serve as a valuable tool for professionals in this interdisciplinary field.

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Particle Swarm OptimizationEdited by Alex Lazinica

Published: January 1st 2009

DOI: 10.5772/109

ISBN: 978-953-7619-48-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5747-2

Copyright year: 2009

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94332 Total Chapter Downloads

59 Crossref Citations

137 Web of Science Citations

147 Dimensions Citations


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1. Novel Binary Particle Swarm Optimization

By Mojtaba Ahmadieh Khanesar, Hassan Tavakoli, Mohammad Teshnehlab and Mahdi Aliyari Shoorehdeli


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2. Swarm Intelligence Applications in Electric Machines

By Amr M. Amin and Omar T. Hegazy


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3. Particle Swarm Optimization for HW/SW Partitioning

By M. B. Abdelhalim and S. E. –D. Habib


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4. Particle Swarms in Statistical Physics

By Andrei Bautu and Elena Bautu


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5. Individual Parameter Selection Strategy for Particle Swarm Optimization

By Xingjuan Cai, Zhihua Cui, Jianchao Zeng and Ying Tan


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6. Personal Best Oriented Particle Swarm Optimizer

By Chang-Huang Chen, Jonq-Chin Hwang and Sheng-Nian Yeh


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7. Particle Swarm Optimization for Power Dispatch with Pumped Hydro

By Po-Hung Chen


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8. Searching for the Best Points of Interpolation Using Swarm Intelligence Techniques

By Djerou L., Khelil N., Zerarka A. and Batouche M.


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9. Particle Swarm Optimization and Other Metaheuristic Methods in Hybrid Flow Shop Scheduling Problem

By M. Fikret Ercan


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10. A Particle Swarm Optimization Technique used for the Improvement of Analogue Circuit Performances

By Mourad Fakhfakh, Yann Cooren, Mourad Loulou and Patrick Siarry


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11. Particle Swarm Optimization Applied for Locating an Intruder by an Ultra-Wideband Radar Network

By Rodrigo M. S. de Oliveira, Carlos L. S. S. Sobrinho, Josivaldo S. Araujo and Rubem G. Farias


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12. Application of Particle Swarm Optimization in Accurate Segmentation of Brain MR Images

By Nosratallah Forghani, Mohamad Forouzanfar, Armin Eftekhari, Shahab Mohammad-Moradi and Mohammad Teshnehlab


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13. Swarm Intelligence in Portfolio Selection

By Shahab Mohammad-Moradi, Hamid Khaloozadeh, Mohamad Forouzanfar, Ramezan Paravi Torghabeh and Nosratallah Forghani


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14. Enhanced Particle Swarm Optimization for Design and Optimization of Frequency Selective Surfaces and Artificial Magnetic Conductors

By Simone Genovesi, Agostino Monorchio and Raj Mittra


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15. Search Performance Improvement for PSO in High Dimensional Space

By Toshiharu Hatanaka, Takeshi Korenaga, Nobuhiko Kondo and Katsuji Uosaki


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16. Finding Base-Station Locations in Two-Tiered Wireless Sensor Networks by Particle Swarm Optimization

By Tzung-Pei Hong, Guo-Neng Shiu and Yeong-Chyi Lee


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17. Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for Transportation Problems

By Han Huang and Zhifeng Hao


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18. A Particle Swarm Optimisation Approach to Graph Permutations

By Omar Ilaya and Cees Bil


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19. Particle Swarm Optimization Applied to Parameters Learning of Probabilistic Neural Networks for Classification of Economic Activities

By Patrick Marques Ciarelli, Renato A. Krohling and Elias Oliveira


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20. Path Planning for Formations of Mobile Robots using PSO Technique

By Martin Macas, Martin Saska, Lenka Lhotska, Libor Preucil and Klaus Schilling


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21. Simultaneous Perturbation Particle Swarm Optimization and Its FPGA Implementation

By Yutaka Maeda and Naoto Matsushita


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22. Particle Swarm Optimization with External Archives for Interactive Fuzzy Multiobjective Nonlinear Programming

By Takeshi Matsui, Masatoshi Sakawa, Kosuke Kato and Koichi Tamada


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23. Using Opposition-based Learning with Particle Swarm Optimization and Barebones Differential Evolution

By Mahamed G.H. Omran


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24. Particle Swarm Optimization: Dynamical Analysis through Fractional Calculus

By E. J. Solteiro Pires, J. A. Tenreiro Machado and P. B. de Moura Oliveira


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25. Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for Flowshop Scheduling

By S.G. Ponnambalam, N. Jawahar and S. Chandrasekaran


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26. A Radial Basis Function Neural Network with Adaptive Structure via Particle Swarm Optimization

By Tsung-Ying Sun, Chan-Cheng Liu, Chun-Ling Lin, Sheng-Ta Hsieh and Cheng-Sen Huang


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27. A Novel Binary Coding Particle Swarm Optimization for Feeder Reconfiguration

By Men-Shen Tsai and Wu-Chang Wu


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28. Application of Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm in Smart Antenna Array Systems

By May M.M. Wagih and Hassan M. Elkamchouchi


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