Pattern Analysis and Intelligent Systems
A modified differential evolution algorithm with a balanced performance for Exploration and Exploitation phases

Iraj Naruei; farshid keynia

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2021, , Pages 1-18

  Recently, many optimization algorithms have been proposed to find the best solution for complex engineering problems. These algorithms can search unknown and multidimensional spaces and find the optimal solution the shortest possible time. In this paper we present a new modified differential evolution ...  Read More

Software Engineering and Information Systems
An Overview of the Concepts, Classifications, and Methods of Population Initialization in Metaheuristic Algorithms

Mohammad Reza Hassanzadeh; farshid keynia

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2021, , Pages 35-54

  Metaheuristic algorithms are typically population-based random search techniques. The general framework of a metaheuristic algorithm consisting of its main parts. The sections of a metaheuristic algorithm include setting algorithm parameters, population initialization, global search section, local search ...  Read More