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An Improved Multiobjective Particle Swarm Optimization Based on Culture Algorithms

School of Automation Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 611371, China
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Academic Editor: Javier Del Ser Lorente
Algorithms 2017, 10(2), 46;
Received: 14 February 2017 / Revised: 14 April 2017 / Accepted: 18 April 2017 / Published: 25 April 2017
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In this paper, we propose a new approach to raise the performance of multiobjective particle swam optimization. The personal guide and global guide are updated using three kinds of knowledge extracted from the population based on cultural algorithms. An epsilon domination criterion has been employed to enhance the convergence and diversity of the approximate Pareto front. Moreover, a simple polynomial mutation operator has been applied to both the population and the non-dominated archive. Experiments on two series of bench test suites have shown the effectiveness of the proposed approach. A comparison with several other algorithms that are considered good representatives of particle swarm optimization solutions has also been conducted, in order to verify the competitive performance of the proposed algorithm in solve multiobjective optimization problems. View Full-Text
Keywords: particle swam optimization; cultural algorithm; multiobjective optimization particle swam optimization; cultural algorithm; multiobjective optimization

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