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A Novel Plant Propagation Algorithm: Modifications and Implementation

Sulaiman, M and Salhi, A and Fraga, ES and Mashwani, WK and Rashidi, MM (2016) 'A Novel Plant Propagation Algorithm: Modifications and Implementation.' Science International, 28 (1). 201 - 209. ISSN 1013-5316

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Abstract

The Plant Propagation Algorithm, epitomised by the Strawberry Algorithm, has been previously successfully tested on low dimensional continuous Optimization problems. It is a neighbourhood search algorithm. In this paper, we introduce a robust and efficient version of the algorithm and explain how it can be implemented to compete with one of the best available alternatives, namely the Artificial Bee Colony algorithm and we present an improved and more effective variant on standard continuous optimization test problem instances in high dimensions. Computational and comparative results are included.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Optimization; Heuristics; Nature - Inspired Algorithms; Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm; Strawberry/Plant Propagation Algorithm
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Mathematical Sciences, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2016 10:44
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:21
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/18350

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