Cuckoo search via Lévy flights

Yang, Xin-She and Deb, Suash (2009) Cuckoo search via Lévy flights. In: World Congress on Nature & Biologically Inspired Computing (NaBIC 2009). IEEE Conference Publications . IEEE Publications, pp. 210-214. ISBN 9781424450534

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Abstract

In this paper, we intend to formulate a new meta- heuristic algorithm, called Cuckoo Search (CS), for solving optimization problems. This algorithm is based on the obligate brood parasitic behaviour of some cuckoo species in combination with the L´evy flight behaviour of some birds and fruit flies. We validate the proposed algorithm against test functions and then compare its performance with those of genetic algorithms and particle swarm optimization. Finally, we discuss the implication of the results and suggestion for further research.

Item Type:Book Section
Keywords (uncontrolled):algorithm; cuckoo search; L´evy flight; metaheuristics; nature-inspired strategy; optimiza-tion
Research Areas:Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Science and Technology > Computer and Communications Engineering
ID Code:9590
Deposited On:23 Nov 2012 09:02
Last Modified:13 May 2014 15:36

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