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