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JSW 2013 Vol.8(6): 1384-1389 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.8.6.1384-1389

An Improved Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm based on Adaptive Genetic Strategy for Global Numerical Optimal

Yongjun Cheng, Yulong Ren, Fei Tu

School of Computer Science and Engineering, Chongqing University of Technology, Economics and Business Administration, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China

Abstract—Particle swarm optimization, which has attracted a great deal of attention as a global optimization method in recent years, has the drawback that continuous search based on the excellent dynamic characteristics cannot perform well with higher dimension of particles, especially in real world problems. On the contrary, the strong ability of selection, crossover, and mutation in genetic strategies can realize the double goals of maintaining diversity of population and sustaining the convergence capacity. Thus, in this paper, a hybrid particle swarm optimization model with adaptive genetic strategy based on Euclidean distance is proposed. We consider seven PSO models studied by other researchers, and apply these models to eight well known multi-peaked benchmark functions with dimension of 30, 50, and 100 for comparisons. Numerical simulation results demonstrate the stronger ability of the hybrid model to find the global optimum solutions.

Index Terms—Particle swarm optimization, adaptive genetic strategy, multi-peaked benchmark functions, numerical. simulation

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Cite: Yongjun Cheng, Yulong Ren, Fei Tu, "An Improved Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm based on Adaptive Genetic Strategy for Global Numerical Optimal," Journal of Software vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 1384-1389, 2013.

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  • ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
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