Self-adaptive parameterization using 3-parents differential evolution

Sing, Teng Nga and Teo, Jason Tze Wi and Mohd Hanafi Ahmad Hijazi, (2007) Self-adaptive parameterization using 3-parents differential evolution. In: International Multiconference of Engineers and Computer Scientists, 21-23 March 2007, Kowloon, China.

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The aim of 3-Parents Differential Evolution (3PDE) is to reduce the parental requirement in the original Differential Evolution (DE). The effectiveness of 3PDE has been reported and is considered as a useful algorithm that performed better convergence to optimality. In general, 3PDE is considered as a useful contribution since it has successfully reduced the parental requirement in DE without significant reductions in absolute optimization performance by gaining better average performance as well as stability. The objective of this paper is to investigate whether certain parameters that are self-adapted in 3PDE can enhance its performance for function optimization. Here, we propose three new algorithms to compare against 3PDE for their performance, which included 3SACr, 3SAF, and 3SAFCr. Fifty run were conducted for each 20 well-known benchmark functions to test all proposed algorithms. The experimental results showed that 3SACr performed the best among the other algorithms in terms of its better average performance as well stability.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Differential evolution, 3-parents differential evolution, Self-adaptation, crossover rate, Scaling factor
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Engineering and Information Technology
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2011 09:32
Last Modified: 29 Dec 2014 08:34

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