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Genetic Algorithms in Applications

Genetic Algorithms (GAs) are one of several techniques in the family of Evolutionary Algorithms - algorithms that search for solutions to optimization problems by "evolving" better and better solutions. Genetic Algorithms have been applied in science, engineering, business and social sciences. This book consists of 16 chapters organized into five sections. The first section deals with some applications in automatic control, the second section contains several applications in scheduling of resources, and the third section introduces some applications in electrical and electronics engineering. The next section illustrates some examples of character recognition and multi-criteria classification, and the last one deals with trading systems. These evolutionary techniques may be useful to engineers and scientists in various fields of specialization, who need some optimization techniques in their work and who may be using Genetic Algorithms in their applications for the first time. These applications may be useful to many other people who are getting familiar with the subject of Genetic Algorithms.

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Genetic Algorithms in ApplicationsEdited by Rustem Popa

Published: March 21st 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2675

ISBN: 978-953-51-0400-1

Copyright year: 2012

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43155 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

16 Web of Science Citations

16 Dimensions Citations

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1. Selection of Optimal Measuring Points Using Genetic Algorithm in the Process to Calibrate Robot Kinematic Parameters

By Seiji Aoyagi

1915

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2. Model Predictive Controller Employing Genetic Algorithm Optimization of Thermal Processes with Non-Convex Constraints

By Goran Stojanovski and Mile Stankovski

2807

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3. Enhancing Control Systems Response Using Genetic PID Controllers

By Osama Y. Mahmood Al-Rawi

2599

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4. Finite-Thrust Trajectory Optimization Using a Combination of Gauss Pseudospectral Method and Genetic Algorithm

By Qibo Peng

2300

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5. Genetic Algorithm Application in Swing Phase Optimization of AK Prosthesis with Passive Dynamics and Biomechanics Considerations

By Ghasem Karimi and Omid Jahanian

1825

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6. Genetic Algorithms Application to Electric Power Systems

By Abdel-aal H. Mantawy

5493

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7. Genetic Algorithms Implement in Railway Management Information System

By Jia Li-Min and Meng Xue-Lei

2080

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8. Efficient VLSI Architecture for Memetic Vector Quantizer Design

By Chien-Min Ou and Wen-Jyi Hwang

1210

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9. Multiple Access System Designs via Genetic Algorithm in Wireless Sensor Networks

By Shusuke Narieda

1756

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10. Genetic Algorithms in Direction Finding

By Dario Benvenuti

4294

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11. Applications of Genetic Algorithm in Power System Control Centers

By Camila Paes Salomon, Maurílio Pereira Coutinho, Carlos Henrique Valério de Moraes, Luiz Eduardo Borges da Silva Germano Lambert-Torres and Alexandre Rasi Aoki

5085

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12. Applying Genetic Algorithm in Multi Language's Characters Recognition

By Hanan Aljuaid

2604

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13. Multi-Stage Based Feature Extraction Methods for Uyghur Handwriting Based Writer Identification

By Kurban Ubul, Andy Adler and Mamatjan Yasin

2649

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14. Towards the Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease through the Application of a Multicriteria Classification Model

By Amaury Brasil, Plácido Rogério Pinheiro and André Luís Vasconcelos Coelho

1700

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15. Portfolio Management Using Artificial Trading Systems Based on Technical Analysis

By Massimiliano Kaucic

2631

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16. Genetic Algorithm Application for Trading in Market toward Stable Profitable Method

By Tomio Kurokawa

2207

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