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Natural Computing Series

Differential Evolution

A Practical Approach to Global Optimization

Authors: Price, Kenneth, Storn, Rainer M., Lampinen, Jouni A.

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About this Textbook

Problems demanding globally optimal solutions are ubiquitous, yet many are intractable when they involve constrained functions having many local optima and interacting, mixed-type variables.

The differential evolution (DE) algorithm is a practical approach to global numerical optimization which is easy to understand, simple to implement, reliable, and fast. Packed with illustrations, computer code, new insights, and practical advice, this volume explores DE in both principle and practice. It is a valuable resource for professionals needing a proven optimizer and for students wanting an evolutionary perspective on global numerical optimization.

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"This book is about an evolutionary method, called differential evolution (DE) … . the authors claim that ‘this book is designed to be easy to understand and simple to use’. Indeed, they have achieved their goal. The book is enjoyable to read, fully illustrated with figures and C-like pseudocodes … . this book is foremost addressed to engineers … . Moreover, those interested in evolutionary algorithms will certainly find this book to be both interesting and useful." (Panos M. Pardalos, Mathematical Reviews, Issue 2006 g)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Differential Evolution
Book Subtitle
A Practical Approach to Global Optimization
Authors
Series Title
Natural Computing Series
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-31306-9
DOI
10.1007/3-540-31306-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-20950-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-42416-8
Series ISSN
1619-7127
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 539
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