Precision Modeling: Application of Metaheuristics on Current–Voltage Curves of Superconducting Films
AbstractContemplating the importance of studying current–voltage curves in superconductivity, it has been recently and rightly argued that their approximation, rather than incessant measurements, seems to be a more viable option. This especially becomes bona fide when the latter needs to be recorded for a wide range of critical parameters including temperature and magnetic field, thereby becoming a tedious monotonous procedure. Artificial neural networks have been recently put forth as one methodology for approximating these so-called electrical measurements for various geometries of antidots on a superconducting thin film. In this work, we demonstrate that the prediction accuracy, in terms of mean-squared error, achieved by artificial neural networks is rather constrained, and, due to their immense credence on randomly generated networks’ coefficients, they may result in vastly varying prediction accuracies for different geometries, experimental conditions, and their own tunable parameters. This inconsistency in prediction accuracies is resolved by controlling the uncertainty in networks’ initialization and coefficients’ generation by means of a novel entropy based genetic algorithm. The proposed method helps in achieving a substantial improvement and consistency in the prediction accuracy of current–voltage curves in comparison to existing works, and is amenable to various geometries of antidots, including rectangular, square, honeycomb, and kagome, on a superconducting thin film. View Full-Text
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Naqvi, S.R.; Akram, T.; Haider, S.A.; Kamran, M.; Shahzad, A.; Khan, W.; Iqbal, T.; Umer, H.G. Precision Modeling: Application of Metaheuristics on Current–Voltage Curves of Superconducting Films. Electronics 2018, 7, 138.
Naqvi SR, Akram T, Haider SA, Kamran M, Shahzad A, Khan W, Iqbal T, Umer HG. Precision Modeling: Application of Metaheuristics on Current–Voltage Curves of Superconducting Films. Electronics. 2018; 7(8):138.Chicago/Turabian Style
Naqvi, Syed R.; Akram, Tallha; Haider, Sajjad A.; Kamran, Muhammad; Shahzad, Aamir; Khan, Wilayat; Iqbal, Tassawar; Umer, Hafiz G. 2018. "Precision Modeling: Application of Metaheuristics on Current–Voltage Curves of Superconducting Films." Electronics 7, no. 8: 138.
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