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Computational Optimization Methods and Algorithms

Computational Optimization  Methods and Algorithms Book
Author : Slawomir Koziel,Xin-She Yang
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2011-06-17
ISBN : 3642208584
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Computational optimization is an important paradigm with a wide range of applications. In virtually all branches of engineering and industry, we almost always try to optimize something - whether to minimize the cost and energy consumption, or to maximize profits, outputs, performance and efficiency. In many cases, this search for optimality is challenging, either because of the high computational cost of evaluating objectives and constraints, or because of the nonlinearity, multimodality, discontinuity and uncertainty of the problem functions in the real-world systems. Another complication is that most problems are often NP-hard, that is, the solution time for finding the optimum increases exponentially with the problem size. The development of efficient algorithms and specialized techniques that address these difficulties is of primary importance for contemporary engineering, science and industry. This book consists of 12 self-contained chapters, contributed from worldwide experts who are working in these exciting areas. The book strives to review and discuss the latest developments concerning optimization and modelling with a focus on methods and algorithms for computational optimization. It also covers well-chosen, real-world applications in science, engineering and industry. Main topics include derivative-free optimization, multi-objective evolutionary algorithms, surrogate-based methods, maximum simulated likelihood estimation, support vector machines, and metaheuristic algorithms. Application case studies include aerodynamic shape optimization, microwave engineering, black-box optimization, classification, economics, inventory optimization and structural optimization. This graduate level book can serve as an excellent reference for lecturers, researchers and students in computational science, engineering and industry.

Computational Optimization and Applications

Computational Optimization and Applications Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Computational Optimization

Computational Optimization Book
Author : Olvi L. Mangasarian,Jong-Shi Pang
Publisher : Springer
Release : 1999
ISBN : 9780792384809
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Computational Optimization

Computational Optimization Book
Author : Jong-Shi Pang
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 1461551978
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Computational Optimization: A Tribute to Olvi Mangasarian serves as an excellent reference, providing insight into some of the most challenging research issues in the field. This collection of papers covers a wide spectrum of computational optimization topics, representing a blend of familiar nonlinear programming topics and such novel paradigms as semidefinite programming and complementarity-constrained nonlinear programs. Many new results are presented in these papers which are bound to inspire further research and generate new avenues for applications. An informal categorization of the papers includes: Algorithmic advances for special classes of constrained optimization problems Analysis of linear and nonlinear programs Algorithmic advances B- stationary points of mathematical programs with equilibrium constraints Applications of optimization Some mathematical topics Systems of nonlinear equations.

Computational Optimization and Applications in Engineering and Industry

Computational Optimization and Applications in Engineering and Industry Book
Author : Xin-She Yang,Slawomir Koziel
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2011-06-19
ISBN : 3642209858
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Contemporary design in engineering and industry relies heavily on computer simulation and efficient algorithms to reduce the cost and to maximize the performance and sustainability as well as profits and energy efficiency. Solving an optimization problem correctly and efficiently requires not only the right choice of optimization algorithms and simulation methods, but also the proper implementation and insight into the problem of interest. This book consists of ten self-contained, detailed case studies of real-world optimization problems, selected from a wide range of applications and contributed from worldwide experts who are working in these exciting areas. Optimization topics and applications include gas and water supply networks, oil field production optimization, microwave engineering, aerodynamic shape design, environmental emergence modelling, structural engineering, waveform design for radar and communication systems, parameter estimation in laser experiment and measurement, engineering materials and network scheduling. These case studies have been solved using a wide range of optimization techniques, including particle swarm optimization, genetic algorithms, artificial bee colony, harmony search, adaptive error control, derivative-free pattern search, surrogate-based optimization, variable-fidelity modelling, as well as various other methods and approaches. This book is a practical guide to help graduates and researchers to carry out optimization for real-world applications. More advanced readers will also find it a helpful reference and aide memoire.

Intelligent Computational Optimization in Engineering

Intelligent Computational Optimization in Engineering Book
Author : Mario Köppen,Gerald Schaefer,Ajith Abraham
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2011-07-15
ISBN : 3642217052
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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We often come across computational optimization virtually in all branches of engineering and industry. Many engineering problems involve heuristic search and optimization, and, once discretized, may become combinatorial in nature, which gives rise to certain difficulties in terms of solution procedure. Some of these problems have enormous search spaces, are NP-hard and hence require heuristic solution techniques. Another difficulty is the lack of ability of classical solution techniques to determine appropriate optima of non-convex problems. Under these conditions, recent advances in computational optimization techniques have been shown to be advantageous and successful compared to classical approaches. This Volume presents some of the latest developments with a focus on the design of algorithms for computational optimization and their applications in practice. Through the chapters of this book, researchers and practitioners share their experience and newest methodologies with regard to intelligent optimization and provide various case studies of the application of intelligent optimization techniques in real-world applications.This book can serve as an excellent reference for researchers and graduate students in computer science, various engineering disciplines and the industry.

Recent Advances in Computational Optimization

Recent Advances in Computational Optimization Book
Author : Stefka Fidanova
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2019-06-21
ISBN : 3030227235
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents new optimization approaches and methods and their application in real-world and industrial problems. Numerous processes and problems in real life and industry can be represented as optimization problems, including modeling physical processes, wildfire, natural hazards and metal nanostructures, workforce planning, wireless network topology, parameter settings for controlling different processes, extracting elements from video clips, and management of cloud computing environments. This book shows how to develop algorithms for these problems, based on new intelligent methods like evolutionary computations, ant colony optimization and constraint programming, and demonstrates how real-world problems arising in engineering, economics and other domains can be formulated as optimization problems. The book is useful for researchers and practitioners alike.

Computational Optimization in Engineering

Computational Optimization in Engineering Book
Author : Hossein Peyvandi
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2017-04-26
ISBN : 9535130811
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The purpose of optimization is to maximize the quality of lives, productivity in time, as well as interests. Therefore, optimization is an ongoing challenge for selecting the best possible among many other inferior designs. For a hundred years in the past, as optimization has been essential to human life, several techniques have been developed and utilized. Such a development has been one of the long-lasting challenges in engineering and science, and it is now clear that the optimization goals in many of real-life problems are unlikely to be achieved without resource for computational techniques. The history of such a development in the optimization techniques starts from the early 1950s and is still in progress. Since then, the efforts behind this development dedicated by many distinguished scientists, mathematicians, and engineers have brought us today a level of quality of lives. This book concerns with the computational optimization in engineering and techniques to resolve the underlying problems in real life. The current book contains studies from scientists and researchers around the world from North America to Europe and from Asia to Australia.

Introduction to Computational Optimization Models for Production Planning in a Supply Chain

Introduction to Computational Optimization Models for Production Planning in a Supply Chain Book
Author : Stefan Voß,David L. Woodruff
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-06-05
ISBN : 3540247645
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An easy-to-read introduction to the concepts associated with the creation of optimization models for production planning starts off this book. These concepts are then applied to well-known planning models, namely mrp and MRP II. From this foundation, fairly sophisticated models for supply chain management are developed. Another unique feature is that models are developed with an eye toward implementation. In fact, there is a chapter that provides explicit examples of implementation of the basic models using a variety of popular, commercially available modeling languages.

Computational Optimization

Computational Optimization Book
Author : Richard F. Linton,Thomas B. Carroll (Jr.)
Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
Release : 2010
ISBN : 9781606926710
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In mathematics and computer science, an optimisation problem is the problem of finding the best solution from all feasible solutions. Computational optimisation is crucial in many fields of science and technology as well as in finance, business and medicine. This new book presents state-of-the-art research in the field.

Computational Optimization in Economics and Finance Research Compendium

Computational Optimization in Economics and Finance Research Compendium Book
Author : Constantin Zopounidis
Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
Release : 2012
ISBN : 9781620819289
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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During the last decades the globalisation of financial markets, the intensifying competition as well as the rapid economic, social and technological changes, have led to an increasing uncertainty and instability in the financial and business environments. This new context has given a new rise to the role of economics and finance for the operation of firms and organisations. The contents of this volume cover a wide range of topics, including among others stock market applications, banking management, corporate performance, as well as macroeconomic issues.

Computational Optimization of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations

Computational Optimization of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations Book
Author : Alfio Borzi,Volker Schulz
Publisher : SIAM
Release : 2012-01-26
ISBN : 1611972043
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides a bridge between continuous optimization and PDE modelling and focuses on the numerical solution of the corresponding problems. Intended for graduate students in PDE-constrained optimization, it is also suitable as an introduction for researchers in scientific computing or optimization.

Computational Optimization of Internal Combustion Engines

Computational Optimization of Internal Combustion Engines Book
Author : Yu Shi,Hai-Wen Ge,Rolf D. Reitz
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2011-06-24
ISBN : 9780857296184
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Computational Optimization of Internal Combustion Engines presents the state of the art of computational models and optimization methods for internal combustion engine development using multi-dimensional computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tools and genetic algorithms. Strategies to reduce computational cost and mesh dependency are discussed, as well as regression analysis methods. Several case studies are presented in a section devoted to applications, including assessments of: spark-ignition engines, dual-fuel engines, heavy duty and light duty diesel engines. Through regression analysis, optimization results are used to explain complex interactions between engine design parameters, such as nozzle design, injection timing, swirl, exhaust gas recirculation, bore size, and piston bowl shape. Computational Optimization of Internal Combustion Engines demonstrates that the current multi-dimensional CFD tools are mature enough for practical development of internal combustion engines. It is written for researchers and designers in mechanical engineering and the automotive industry.

Computational Optimization of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations

Computational Optimization of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations Book
Author : Alfio Borzi,Volker Schulz
Publisher : SIAM
Release : 2012-01-26
ISBN : 1611972043
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides a bridge between continuous optimization and PDE modelling and focuses on the numerical solution of the corresponding problems. Intended for graduate students in PDE-constrained optimization, it is also suitable as an introduction for researchers in scientific computing or optimization.

Financial Optimization

Financial Optimization Book
Author : Hercules Vladimirou
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Optimization with Data Perturbations II

Optimization with Data Perturbations II Book
Author : Doug E. Ward
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2001
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Computational Combinatorial Optimization

Computational Combinatorial Optimization Book
Author : Michael Jünger,Denis Naddef
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2001-11-21
ISBN : 3540428771
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This tutorial contains written versions of seven lectures on Computational Combinatorial Optimization given by leading members of the optimization community. The lectures introduce modern combinatorial optimization techniques, with an emphasis on branch and cut algorithms and Lagrangian relaxation approaches. Polyhedral combinatorics as the mathematical backbone of successful algorithms are covered from many perspectives, in particular, polyhedral projection and lifting techniques and the importance of modeling are extensively discussed. Applications to prominent combinatorial optimization problems, e.g., in production and transport planning, are treated in many places; in particular, the book contains a state-of-the-art account of the most successful techniques for solving the traveling salesman problem to optimality.

Globally Optimal Catalysts Computational Optimization Of Abstract Catalytic Embeddings For Arbitrary Chemical Reactions

Globally Optimal Catalysts   Computational Optimization Of Abstract Catalytic Embeddings For Arbitrary Chemical Reactions Book
Author : Mark Dittner
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization

Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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