Book proposal: intelligent optimization techniques:
NEW OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES IN ENGINEERING Godfrey C. Onwubolu, Professor of Engineering, The University of the South Pacific, Fiji B. V. Babu, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (India) CONTENTS Part I: New Optimization Techniques
Chapter 2: An Introduction to Genetic Algorithms for Engineering ApplicationsChapter 3: Memetic Algorithms Chapter 4: Scatter Search and Path Relinking: Foundations and Advanced DesignsChapter 5: Ant Colony Optimization Chapter 6: Differential Evolution Chapter 7: SOMA-Self-Organizing Migrating Algorithm Chapter 8: Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization:Illustrated by the Traveling Salesman
Part II: Applications of New Optimization Techniques in Engineering Part II.1: Chemical/Metallurgical Engineering Chapter 9: Applications in Heat Transfer Chapter 10: Mass Transfer Chapter 11: Applications in Reaction Engineering Chapter 12: Fluid Mechanics Part II.2: Civil/Environmental Engineering/ Interdisciplinary Chapter 13: New Ideas and Applications of Scatter Search and Path Relinking Chapter 14: Beams/Transportation: GA
Chapter 15: Transportation: ACOChapter 16: Genetic Algorithms in Irrigation Planning: A Case Study of Sri Ram Sagar Project, India
Part II.3: Electrical/Electronics Engineering Chapter 17: Optimization of Helical Antenna Electromagnetic Pattern Field Chapter 18: Memetic Algorithms for VLSI design: the Gate Matrix Layout Problem
Chapter 19: Parametric Optimization of a Fuzzy Logic Controller for Non-linear
Dynamical Systems using Evolutionary Computation
Chapter 20: DNA Coded GA: Rule Base Optimization of FLC for Mobile Robot
Part II.4: Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering Chapter 21: TRIBES application to the flow shop scheduling problem Chapter 22: Optimizing CNC Drilling Machine Operations: Traveling Salesman
Problem-Differential Evolution Approach
Chapter 23: Particle swarm optimization for the assignment of facilities to locationsChapter 24: Differential Evolution for the Flow Shop Scheduling Problem
Part II.5: Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering Chapter 25: Evaluation of Form Errors to Large Measurement Data Sets Using Scatter
Chapter 26: Mechanical engineering problem optimization by SOMAChapter 27: Memetic Algorithms for Scheduling and Production & ControlChapter 28: Determination of Optimal Machining Conditions Using Scatter Search
Part III: Extended Frontiers Chapter 29: Extended Frontiers in optimization techniques
Presently, general-purpose optimization techniques such as Simulated Annealing, andGenetic Algorithms, have become standard optimization techniques. These optimizationtechniques commence with a single solution and then find the best from several movesmade, and generally, past history is not carried forward into the present. Manyresearchers agree that firstly, having a population of initial solutions increases thepossibility of converging to an optimum solution, and secondly, updating the currentinformation of the search strategy from previous history is a natural tendency. Accordingly, attempts have been made by researchers to restructure these standardoptimization techniques in order to achieve the two goals mentioned.
To achieve these two goals, researchers have made concerted efforts in the last one-decade in order to invent novel optimization techniques for solving real life problems,which have the attributes of memory update and population-based search solutions. Thisbook describes these novel optimization techniques, which in most cases outperform theircounterpart standard optimization techniques in many application areas. Despite thesealready promising results, these novel optimization techniques are still in their infancyand can most probably be improved. To date, researchers are still carrying out studies onsound theoretical basis and analysis to determine why some of these novel optimizationtechniques converge so well compared to their counterpart standard optimizationtechniques.
Interestingly, most books that have reported the applications and results of these noveloptimization techniques have done so without sufficiently considering practical problemsin the different engineering disciplines. This book, New Optimization Techniques inEngineering has three main objectives: (i) to discuss in the clearest way possible, thesenovel optimization techniques, (ii) to apply these novel optimization techniques in theconventional engineering disciplines, and (iii) to suggest and incorporate theimprovements in these novel optimization techniques that are feasible as and when it ispossible in the application areas chosen.
To achieve the first objective, Part I containing seven chapters have been written by theinventors of these novel optimization techniques or experts who have done considerablework in the areas (Memetic Algorithm, Scatter Search, Ant Colony Optimization,Differential Evolution, Self-Organizing Migrating Algorithm, Particle SwarmOptimization). Genetic Algorithm has been included for completeness since it is theprogenitor of Memetic Algorithm. The contributor for Genetic Algorithm has beenchosen, not as the inventor, but due to his expertise and contributions in GeneticAlgorithms. To achieve the second objective, Part II contains several chapters in whichresearchers have applied these novel optimization techniques to different Engineeringdisciplines such as Chemical/Metallurgical Engineering, Civil/EnvironmentalEngineering/Interdisciplinary, Electrical/Electronics Engineering,Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering, and Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering. Firstly, the Engineering background is sufficiently given concerning the problem-domain, and then a novel optimization technique is applied. Consequently, Part II makesit easy for engineers and scientists to understand the link between theory and applicationof a particular novel optimization technique. To achieve the third objective, the possibleimprovements in these novel optimization techniques are identified, suggested andapplied to some of the engineering problems successfully. Part III discusses newer areas,which are considered as extended frontiers.
The text serves as an instructional material for upper division undergraduates, entry-levelgraduate student, and a resource material for practicing engineers, research scientists,operations researchers, computer scientists, applied mathematicians, and managementscientists. Those to purchase the book include upper division undergraduates or entry-level graduate students, academics, professionals and researchers of disciplines listedabove, and libraries. CONTRIBUTORS B. V. Babu, Professor & Head, Chemical Engineering & Engineering Technology Departments, In-charge of Workshop, E.S.D, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani-333 031 (Rajasthan), India. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP. 1, 9, 10, 11 & 12) Laxmidhar Behera, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur-208 016, India. E-mail: email@example.com (CHAP. 19) Antonella Carbonaro, Department of Computer Science, University of Bologna via Sacchi, 3, 47023 Cesena, Italy. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP. 15) Kai-Ying Chen, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, E-mail: email@example.com (CHAP. 25 & 28) Mu-Chen Chen, Professor, Department of Business Management, National Taipei University of Technology, No. 1, Section 3, Chung-Hsiao E. Road, Taipei 106, Taiwan, ROC. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com (CHAP. 25 & 28) Maurice Clerc, France Télécom Recherche & Développement, 90000, Belfort, France Email: Maurice.Clerc@ WriteMe.com (CHAP. 8) Carlos Cotta, Associate Professor, University of Málaga, Departamento de Lenguajes y Ciencias de la Computación Complejo Tecnológico (Despacho 3.2.49), Campus de Teatinos 29071-Málaga. SPAIN. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP. 3 & 27) Kalyanmoy Deb, Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Pin 208 016, INDIA. E-mail: email@example.com (CHAP. 2) Luca Maria Gambardella, Director, IDSIA, Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull'Intelligenza Artificiale Galleria 2 6928 Manno-Lugano, Switzerland. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP. 5) Fred Glover, MediaOne Chaired Professor of Systems Science, University of Colorado; Visiting Hearin Professor, University of Mississippi; Research Director of the Hearin Center for Enterprise Science; School of Business Administration University of Mississippi University, MS 38677. Email: email@example.com (CHAP. 4 &13) Lee Tong Heng, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, 4 Engineering Drive 3, Singapore-117 576, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP. 20) Hanno Hildmann, University of Amsterdam, Department of Sciences, The Netherlands. Email: email@example.com (CHAP. 15) D. Nagesh Kumar, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560 012, India. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP. 16) Manuel Laguna, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado,Boulder, CO 80309- 0419, USA. Em Fabio de Luigi, Dept. Computer Science, University of Ferrara, Italy. Email: email@example.com (CHAP. 5) Jouni Lampinen, Department of Information Technology, Laboratory of Information Processing, Lappeenranta University of Technology, P.O.Box 20, FIN-53851 Lappeenranta, Finland. E-mail: Jouni.Lampinen@lut.fi (CHAP. 6 & 26) Alexandre Linhares, Adjunct Professor, Brazilian School of Business and Public Administration, FGV, Praia de Botafogo 190/426, Rio de Janeiro 22257-970. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP. 18) Vittorio Maniezzo, Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Bologna via Sacchi, 3, 47023 Cesena, Italy. Email: email@example.com (CHAP. 5 & 15) Rafael Marti, Departamento de Estadistica e Investigación Operativa, Facultad de Matemáticas, Universidad de Valencia, C/ Dr. Moliner 50, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain. E-mail: Rafael.Marti@uv.es (CHAP. 4 & 13) Alexandre de Sousa Mendes, Universidade Estadual de Campinas - UNICAMP Faculdade de Engenharia Elétrica e de Computação – FEEC Departamento de Engenharia de Sistemas - DENSIS C.P. 6101 - CEP 13083-970, Campinas - SP - Brazil E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP.3, 18 & 27) Pablo Moscato, Senior Lecturer and Postgraduate Director for Computer Science, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, 2308 New South Wales, Australia. Email: email@example.com (CHAP. 3, 18, & 27) Godfrey C. Onwubolu, Professor and Chair of Engineering, Department of Engineering, The University of the South Pacific, PO Box 1168, Suva, FIJI. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP. 1, 21, 22, 23, & 24) Panos M. Pardalos, Professor and Co-Director, Center for Applied Optimization, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, 303 Weil Hall, University of Florida, PO Box 116595, Gainesville, FL 32611-6595, Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP. 29) Xiao Peng, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, 4 Engineering Drive 3, Singapore-117 576, E-mail: email@example.com (CHAP. 20) K. Srinivasa Raju, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Group, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani -333 031Rajasthan, India. Email: ksraju@bits- pilani.ac.in (CHAP. 16) K. S. Reddy, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721 302, India. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP. 14) Anuraganand Sharma, Computer Section, Colonial, Suva, Fiji. Email:
Rainer Storn, Infineon AG, TR PRM AL, Balanstr. 73, D-81541 Muenchen, Germany / International Computer Science Institute 1947 Center Street, Suite 600, Berkeley, CA 94704-1198. E-mail: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP. 6) Prahlad Vadakkepat, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore & General Secretary, Federation of International Robot-soccer Association, Singapore, E-mail: email@example.com (CHAP. 20). Ivan Zelinka, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Faculty of Technology, Institut of Information Technologies, Mostni 5139, Zlin 760 01, Czech Republic. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAP. 7, 17, & 26)
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