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Guided Fast Local Search for speeding up a financial forecasting algorithm

Shao, M and Smonou, D and Kampouridis, M and Tsang, E (2014) Guided Fast Local Search for speeding up a financial forecasting algorithm. In: UNSPECIFIED, ? - ?.

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Abstract

Guided Local Search is a powerful meta-heuristic algorithm that has been applied to a successful Genetic Programming Financial Forecasting tool called EDDIE. Although previous research has shown that it has significantly improved the performance of EDDIE, it also increased its computational cost to a high extent. This paper presents an attempt to deal with this issue by combining Guided Local Search with Fast Local Search, an algorithm that has shown in the past to be able to significantly reduce the computational cost of Guided Local Search. Results show that EDDIE's computational cost has been reduced by an impressive 77%, while at the same time there is no cost to the predictive performance of the algorithm.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: IEEE/IAFE Conference on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering, Proceedings (CIFEr)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2014 14:08
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2019 11:16
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/12008

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