Adaptive dynamic disturbance strategy for differential evolution algorithm

Wang, Tiejun ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1062-9051, Wu, Kaijun ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8939-1874, Du, Tiaotiao and Cheng, Xiaochun (2020) Adaptive dynamic disturbance strategy for differential evolution algorithm. Applied Sciences, 10 (6) , e1972. ISSN 2076-3417 [Article] (doi:10.3390/app10061972)

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Abstract

To overcome the problems of slow convergence speed, premature convergence leading to local optimization and parameter constraints when solving high-dimensional multi-modal optimization problems, an adaptive dynamic disturbance strategy for differential evolution algorithm (ADDSDE) is proposed. Firstly, this entails using the chaos mapping strategy to initialize the population to increase population diversity, and secondly, a new weighted mutation operator is designed to weigh and combinemutation strategies of the standard differential evolution (DE). The scaling factor and crossover probability are adaptively adjusted to dynamically balance the global search ability and local exploration ability. Finally, a Gauss perturbation operator is introduced to generate a random disturbance variation, and to accelerate premature individuals to jump out of local optimization. The algorithm runs independently on five benchmark functions 20 times, and the results show that the ADDSDE algorithm has better global optimization search ability, faster convergence speed and higher accuracy and stability compared with other optimization algorithms, which provide assistance insolving high-dimensionaland complex problems in engineering and information science.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article belongs to the Special Issue Computational and Mathematical Methods in Engineering and Information Science
Keywords (uncontrolled): differential evolution algorithm, adaptive dynamic disturbance strategy, Gauss perturbation, benchmark functions
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 29555
Notes on copyright: © 2020 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license.
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Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2020 14:08
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2020 14:08
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/29555

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