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Optimization Algorithms

Methods and Applications

Edited by Ozgur Baskan

Pamukkale University, Turkey

This book covers state-of-the-art optimization methods and their applications in wide range especially for researchers and practitioners who wish to improve their knowledge in this field. It consists of 13 chapters divided into two parts: (I) Engineering applications, which presents some new applications of different methods, and (II) Applications in various areas, where recent contributions of state-of-the-art optimization methods to diverse fields are presented.

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Optimization AlgorithmsMethods and ApplicationsEdited by Ozgur Baskan

Published: September 21st 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61426

ISBN: 978-953-51-2593-8

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2592-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5077-0

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

26749 Total Chapter Downloads

27 Crossref Citations

23 Web of Science Citations

49 Dimensions Citations


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1. Genetic Algorithm Optimization of an Energy Storage System Design and Fuzzy Logic Supervision for Battery Electric Vehicles

By Stefan Breban


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2. The Future of Central European Cities – Optimization of a Cellular Automaton for the Spatially Explicit Prediction of Urban Sprawl

By Andreas Rienow


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3. Inverse Geometry Design of Radiative Enclosures Using Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithms

By Hong Qi, Shuang-Cheng Sun, Zhen-Zong He, Shi-Ting Ruan, Li-Ming Ruan and He-Ping Tan


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4. Shape Optimization of Busemann-Type Biplane Airfoil for Drag Reduction Under Non-Lifting and Lifting Conditions Using Genetic Algorithms

By Yi Tian and Ramesh K. Agarwal


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5. Performance Analysis of the Differential Evolution and Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithms in Cooperative Wireless Communications

By Arif Basgumus, Mustafa Namdar, Gunes Yilmaz and Ahmet Altuncu


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6. Genetic Algorithm-Based Approaches for Solving Inexact Optimization Problems and their Applications for Municipal Solid Waste Management

By Weihua Jin, Zhiying Hu and Christine W. Chan


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7. Optimization Algorithms for Chemoinformatics and Material-informatics

By Abraham Yosipof and Hanoch Senderowitz


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8. Optimization Algorithms in Project Scheduling

By Amer M. Fahmy


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9. Survey of Meta-Heuristic Algorithms for Deep Learning Training

By Zhonghuan Tian and Simon Fong


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10. Design and Characterization of EUV and X-ray Multilayers

By Hui Jiang


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11. A Clustering Approach Based on Charged Particles

By Yugal Kumar, Sumit Gupta, Dharmender Kumar and Gadadhar Sahoo


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12. Topology Optimization Method Considering Cleaning Procedure and Ease of Manufacturing

By Takeo Ishikawa


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13. A Review and Comparative Study of Firefly Algorithm and its Modified Versions

By Waqar A. Khan, Nawaf N. Hamadneh, Surafel L. Tilahun and Jean M. T. Ngnotchouye


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