A firefly dynamic penalty approach for solving engineering design problems

By Francisco, R.B.; Costa, M.F.P.; Rocha, A.M.A.C.

AIP Conference Proceedings

2015

Abstract

Firefly Algorithm is a recent swarm intelligence method, inspired by the social behavior of fireflies, based on their flashing and attraction characteristics [1, 2]. In this paper, we analyze the implementation of a dynamic penalty approach combined with the Firefly algorithm for solving constrained global optimization problems. In order to assess the applicability and performance of the proposed method, some benchmark problems from engineering design optimization are considered.

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