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Stochastic Optimization

Seeing the Optimal for the Uncertain

Stochastic Optimization Algorithms have become essential tools in solving a wide range of difficult and critical optimization problems. Such methods are able to find the optimum solution of a problem with uncertain elements or to algorithmically incorporate uncertainty to solve a deterministic problem. They even succeed in “fighting uncertainty with uncertainty”. This book discusses theoretical aspects of many such algorithms and covers their application in various scientific fields.

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Stochastic OptimizationSeeing the Optimal for the UncertainEdited by Ioannis Dritsas

Published: February 28th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/623

ISBN: 978-953-307-829-8

Copyright year: 2011

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26384 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

16 Web of Science Citations

21 Dimensions Citations

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1. Stochastic Optimization of Bose-Einstein Condensation Using a Genetic Algorithm

By W. Rohringer, D. Fischer, M. Trupke, J. Schmiedmayer and T. Schumm

1316

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2. Theoretical Model of the Physical System: Optimization by the Genetic Algorithm

By Stanislav Jurečka

1306

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3. Electromagnetic Device Optimization with Stochastic Methods

By P. Alotto

1230

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4. Stochastic Approach to Test Pattern Generator Design

By Gregor Papa and Tomasz Garbolino

1155

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5. Optimal Design and Placement of Piezoelectric Actuators using Genetic Algorithm: Application to Switched Reluctance Machine Noise Reduction

By Ojeda Javier, Mininger Xavier, Gabsi Mohamed and Li Yongdong

1568

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6. Optimal Decision-Making under Uncertainty - Application to Power Transmission Investments

By Gerardo Blanco and Fernando Olsina

2606

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7. Research on Network Tomography Measurement Technique

By Cai Wandong, Yao Ye and Li Yongjun

1071

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8. Stochastic Optimization Over Correlated Data Set: A Case Study on VLSI Decoupling Capacitance Budgeting

By Yiyu Shi, Jinjun Xiong and Lei He

1043

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9. Joint State and Parameter Estimation in Particle Filtering and Stochastic Optimization

By Xiaojun Yang and Keyi Xing

1993

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10. Integral Optimization of the Container Loading Problem

By Rafael García-Cáceres, Carlos Vega-Mejía and Juan Caballero-Villalobos

1238

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11. Understanding Protein-Ligand Interactions Using Simulated Annealing in Dimensionally Reduced Fingerprint Representation

By Ravi K. Nandigam and Sangtae Kim

1626

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12. Comparison among Different Sale-Bidding Strategies to Hedge against Risk in a Multi-Market Environment

By Daniele Menniti, Nadia Scordino, Nicola Sorrentino and Antonio Violi

1055

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13. Chance Constrained Programming and Its Applications to Energy Management

By Wim van Ackooij, Riadh Zorgati, René Henrion and Andris Möller

1382

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14. Highway Transportation Project Evaluation and Selection Incorporating Risk and Uncertainty

By Zongzhi Li, Sunil Madanu and Sang Hyuk Lee

1505

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15. Global Optimization of Conventional and Holey Double-Clad Fibres by Stochastic Search

By Ioannis Dritsas, Tong Sun and Ken Grattan

948

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16. Global and Dynamic Optimization using the Artificial Chemical Process Paradigm and Fast Monte Carlo Methods for the Solution of Population Balance Models

By Roberto Irizarry

997

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17. Parameter Optimization for Simulating Runoff from Highlatitude River Basins Using Land Surface Model and Global Data Sets

By Yeugeniy M. Gusev and Olga N. Nasonova

1060

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18. Evaluation of Stochastic Global Optimization Methods in the Design of Complex Distillation Configurations

By Julián Cabrera-Ruiz, Erick Yair Miranda-Galindo, Juan Gabriel Segovia-Hernández, Salvador Hernández and Adrián Bonilla-Petriciolet

1245

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19. Phase Equilibrium Modeling in Non-Reactive Systems Using Harmony Search

By Adrián Bonilla-Petriciolet, Didilia I. Mendoza-Castillo, Juan Gabriel Segovia-Hernández and Juan Carlos Tapia-Picazo

2040

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