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African J. of Accounting, Auditing and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Afro-Asian J. of Finance and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.205, h-index: 3)
American J. of Finance and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Asian J. of Management Science and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Atoms for Peace: an Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.103, h-index: 1)
Electronic Government, an Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.185, h-index: 23)
EuroMed J. of Management     Hybrid Journal  
European J. of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
European J. of Industrial Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.987, h-index: 16)
European J. of Intl. Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.258, h-index: 10)
Global Business and Economics Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.13, h-index: 7)
Interdisciplinary Environmental Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Abrasive Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.207, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Intl. J. of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.143, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.245, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Adaptive and Innovative Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Additive and Subtractive Materials Manufacturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.39, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Advanced Mechatronic Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.212, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Advanced Media and Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.103, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Advanced Operations Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.24, h-index: 4)
Intl. J. of Aerodynamics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Intl. J. of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Agile and Extreme Software Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Agile Systems and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.212, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.125, h-index: 17)
Intl. J. of Alternative Propulsion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.103, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Applied Cryptography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.401, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Applied Decision Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.455, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Applied Management Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.369, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Applied Nonlinear Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Applied Pattern Recognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Applied Systemic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.138, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. J. of Arts and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.114, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Auditing Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automation and Control     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.297, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Automation and Logistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automotive Composites     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Automotive Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.356, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Autonomic Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.125, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Aviation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Banking, Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.153, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Behavioural Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Behavioural and Healthcare Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Bibliometrics in Business and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Big Data Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Intl. J. of Bio-Inspired Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.77, h-index: 25)
Intl. J. of Bioinformatics Research and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.231, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Biomechatronics and Biomedical Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Biomedical Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.213, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Biomedical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Biometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.244, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Biotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.128, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Bonds and Derivatives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Business and Emerging Markets     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Business and Globalisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.21, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Business and Systems Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.205, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Business Competition and Growth     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Business Continuity and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Intl. J. of Business Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Business Excellence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.333, h-index: 12)
Intl. J. of Business Forecasting and Marketing Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Business Governance and Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.222, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Business Information Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.264, h-index: 18)
Intl. J. of Business Innovation and Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.273, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Business Intelligence and Data Mining     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31, SJR: 0.196, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Business Intelligence and Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Intl. J. of Business Performance Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.194, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Business Process Integration and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.172, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Chinese Culture and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Circuits and Architecture Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Cloud Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Intl. J. of Cognitive Biometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Cognitive Performance Support     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Collaborative Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Collaborative Enterprise     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Collaborative Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.262, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Competitiveness     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Complexity in Applied Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Complexity in Leadership and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Intl. J. of Computational Biology and Drug Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.272, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Computational Complexity and Intelligent Algorithms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Economics and Econometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. J. of Computational Intelligence Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.159, h-index: 6)
Intl. J. of Computational Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.34, h-index: 12)
Intl. J. of Computational Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Vision and Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.123, h-index: 4)
Intl. J. of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.112, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Computer Applications in Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.309, h-index: 20)
Intl. J. of Computers in Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Computing Science and Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.385, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.217, h-index: 16)
Intl. J. of Convergence Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Corporate Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Creative Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Critical Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Critical Computer-Based Systems     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.22, h-index: 6)
Intl. J. of Critical Infrastructures     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.277, h-index: 18)
Intl. J. of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.381, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Data Mining and Bioinformatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.289, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Data Mining, Modelling and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.152, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Data Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Decision Support Systems     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Design Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Diplomacy and Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.173, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Earthquake and Impact Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.228, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Economics and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Economics and Business Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.102, h-index: 1)
Intl. J. of Education Economics and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.193, h-index: 2)
Intl. J. of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.234, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Electronic Banking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Electronic Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Customer Relationship Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.192, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Electronic Democracy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.2, h-index: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.383, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Electronic Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.195, h-index: 18)
Intl. J. of Electronic Marketing and Retailing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.148, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.221, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Embedded Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.252, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Emergency Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.492, h-index: 17)
Intl. J. of Energy Technology and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.131, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Engineering Management and Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.192, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Enterprise Network Management     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.118, h-index: 6)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurial Venturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.213, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.238, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurship and Small Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.294, h-index: 16)
Intl. J. of Environment and Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.147, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Environment and Pollution     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.241, h-index: 35)
Intl. J. of Environment and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.142, h-index: 14)
Intl. J. of Environment and Waste Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.142, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Environment, Workplace and Employment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Environmental Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Environmental Policy and Decision Making     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Environmental Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.13, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Exergy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.667, h-index: 20)
Intl. J. of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Experimental Design and Process Optimisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Export Marketing     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Financial Engineering and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Innovation in Banking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Markets and Derivatives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Services Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Intl. J. of Forensic Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Forensic Engineering and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Foresight and Innovation Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.219, h-index: 14)
Intl. J. of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.101, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Fuzzy Computation and Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Gender Studies in Developing Societies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Global Energy Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.18, h-index: 19)
Intl. J. of Global Environmental Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.149, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Global Warming     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.431, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Globalisation and Small Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.293, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Granular Computing, Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Green Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.148, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Grid and Utility Computing     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.235, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Happiness and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Healthcare Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.155, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Heavy Vehicle Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.154, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of High Performance Computing and Networking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.362, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of High Performance Systems Architecture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.301, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Higher Education and Sustainability     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Hospitality and Event Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Human Factors and Ergonomics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Intl. J. of Human Factors Modelling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Intl. J. of Human Resources Development and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.148, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Intl. J. of Hydrology Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.181, h-index: 3)
Intl. J. of Image Mining     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Immunological Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Indian Culture and Business Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Industrial and Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.433, h-index: 19)
Intl. J. of Industrial Electronics and Drives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Information and Coding Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Information and Communication Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.144, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Information and Computer Security     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.134, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Information and Decision Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.323, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Information and Operations Management Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Information Privacy, Security and Integrity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Intl. J. of Information Quality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.103, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Information Systems and Change Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.112, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Information Systems and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Information Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.128, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)

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Journal Cover International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation
  [SJR: 0.77]   [H-I: 25]   [1 followers]  Follow
    
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   ISSN (Print) 1758-0366 - ISSN (Online) 1758-0374
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  • Discrete differential evolutions for the discounted {0-1}
           knapsack problem
    • Authors: Hong Zhu, Yichao He, Xizhao Wang, Eric C.C. Tsang
      Pages: 219 - 238
      Abstract: This paper first proposes a discrete differential evolution algorithm for discounted {0-1} knapsack problems (D{0-1}KP) based on feasible solutions represented by the 0-1 vector. Subsequently, based on two encoding mechanisms of transforming a real vector into an integer vector, two new algorithms for solving D{0-1}KP are given through using integer vectors defined on {0, 1, 2, 3}n to represent feasible solutions of the problem. Finally, the paper conducts a comparative study on the performance between our proposed three discrete differential evolution algorithms and those developed by common genetic algorithms for solving several types of large scale D{0-1}KP problems. The paper confirms the feasibility and effectiveness of designing discrete differential evolution algorithms for D{0-1}KP by encoding conversion approaches.
      Keywords: discounted {0-1} knapsack problem; differential evolution; encoding conversion method; repairing and optimisation
      Citation: International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017) pp. 219 - 238
      PubDate: 2017-11-10T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBIC.2017.087924
      Issue No: Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017)
       
  • A mathematical framework for possibility theory-based hidden Markov
           model
    • Authors: Neha Baranwal, G.C. Nandi
      Pages: 239 - 247
      Abstract: Exploring correct pattern from low frequency time series data is challenging. In resolving this problem, the concept of possibility theory-based hidden Markov model (PTBHMM) has been proposed. In this paper, all the three fundamental problems (evaluation, decoding and learning) of conventional HMM have been addressed using possibility theory. For handling uncertainty, we have used axiomatic approach of possibility theory. Time complexity of existing solutions of HMM (forward, backward, Viterbi, Baum Welch) and proposed possibility-based solutions have been calculated and compared. From comparison result, it has been found that PTBHMM has lesser time complexity and hence will be more suitable for real-time applications.
      Keywords: hidden Markov model; possibility theory; gesture recognition; stochastic process
      Citation: International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017) pp. 239 - 247
      PubDate: 2017-11-10T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBIC.2017.087920
      Issue No: Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017)
       
  • An adaptive coevolutionary memetic algorithm for examination timetabling
           problems
    • Authors: Yu Lei, Maoguo Gong, Licheng Jiao, Jiao Shi, Yu Zhou
      Pages: 248 - 257
      Abstract: In this paper, we present an adaptive coevolutionary memetic algorithm (ACMA) for examination timetabling problems. In our proposed algorithm, the evolutionary search is conducted in two spaces: the heuristic space and the solution space. In the heuristic space, a hyper-heuristic approach is utilised to generate the initial population, and then basic evolutionary operators are used to find the potential heuristic lists. The evolutionary strategy in the heuristic space is regarded as a global search procedure. In the solution space, according to the solution structure, some specific evolutionary operators are designed for expanding the scope of search in solution space. This scheme can be viewed as the local search procedure. By combining two different strategies, the cooperation between them will eventually increase the diversities in the population. In order to determine which space should be selected at each generation, an adaptive parameter is designed based on the proportion of feasible solutions in the current population. Experimental results demonstrated that ACMA obtains competitive results and outperforms the compared approaches on some benchmark instances.
      Keywords: evolutionary algorithm; memetic algorithm; hyper-heuristic approach; examination timetabling problem
      Citation: International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017) pp. 248 - 257
      PubDate: 2017-11-10T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBIC.2017.087918
      Issue No: Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017)
       
  • A clustering algorithm based on elitist evolutionary approach
    • Authors: Lydia Boudjeloud-Assala, Ta Minh Thuy
      Pages: 258 - 266
      Abstract: The k-means algorithm is a popular clustering algorithm. However, while k-means is convenient to implement, it produces solutions that are locally optimal. It depends on the number of clusters k and initialisation seeds. We introduce a method that can be used directly as a clustering algorithm or as an initialisation of the k-means algorithm based on the cluster number optimisation. The problem is the number of parameters required to find an optimal solution. We propose to apply diversity of population maintained through different evolutionary sub-populations and to apply the elitist strategy to select only the best concurrent solution. We also propose a new mutation strategy according to the neighbourhood search. This cooperative strategy allows us to find the global optimal solution for clustering tasks and optimal cluster seeds. We conduct numerical experiments to evaluate the effectiveness of the proposed algorithms on multi-class datasets, overlapped datasets and large-size datasets.
      Keywords: data exploration; optimisation approach; elitist approach; clusters number; clustering; spherical clusters; ellipsoidal clusters
      Citation: International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017) pp. 258 - 266
      PubDate: 2017-11-10T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBIC.2017.087922
      Issue No: Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017)
       
  • Ant colony optimisation for the routing problem in the constellation
           network with node satellite constraint
    • Authors: Jing Li, Liangjun Ke, Gangqiang Ye, Tianjiao Zhang
      Pages: 267 - 274
      Abstract: In the field of satellite communication, there is a trend towards interconnecting satellites into a heterogeneous network. Inter-satellite links (ISLs) are used to transmit satellite management data, such as telemetry and telecommand data, as well as application data. The ground stations act as a management entity, which are connected with node satellites. This paper considers a routing problem with the aim of combining the satellite network with ground station management network to make integrated planning under the node satellite constraint. Based on the characteristic of the routing problem, ant colony optimisation is adopted to solve it. Two solution construction methods, i.e., the sequential method and concurrent method, are proposed. Experimental results on real data show that the concurrent ACO algorithm is better, and it can provide better data transmitting bandwidth of ISLs and save ground station management resources, which makes the algorithm suitable for real requirements.
      Keywords: satellite network; inter-satellite links; ISLs; routing; network management; node satellite
      Citation: International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017) pp. 267 - 274
      PubDate: 2017-11-10T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBIC.2017.087919
      Issue No: Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017)
       
  • Bacterial foraging optimisation algorithm, particle swarm optimisation and
           genetic algorithm: a comparative study
    • Authors: Jing Li, Liangjun Ke, Gangqiang Ye, Tianjiao Zhang
      Pages: 275 - 282
      Abstract: Nature inspired meta-heuristic algorithms have been widely used in order to find efficient solutions for optimisation problems, and granted results have been achieved. Particle swarm optimisation (PSO) algorithm is one of the most utilised algorithms in recent years, which has indicated acceptable efficiency. On the other hand, bacterial foraging optimisation algorithm (BFOA) is relatively new compared to other meta-heuristic algorithms, and like PSO has shown a good ability to solve different optimisation problems. Genetic algorithms (GAs) are a well-known group of meta-heuristic algorithms which have been in use earlier than the other in various research fields. In this paper, we compare the efficiency of BFOA and PSO algorithms in an identical condition by minimising different test functions (from two to 20 dimensional). In this experiment, GA is used as a basic method in comparing the two algorithms. The methodology and results are presented. Although results verify the accurate convergency of both algorithms, the efficiency of BFOA on high-dimensional functions is dramatically better than that of PSO.
      Keywords: particle swarm optimisation algorithm; bacterial foraging optimisation algorithm; BFOA; genetic algorithms; high-dimensional functions
      Citation: International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017) pp. 275 - 282
      PubDate: 2017-11-10T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBIC.2017.087923
      Issue No: Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017)
       
  • Application of swarm intelligent techniques with mixed variables to solve
           optimal power flow problems
    • Authors: S. Surender Reddy, B.K. Panigrahi
      Pages: 283 - 292
      Abstract: This paper proposes a new swarm based evolutionary algorithm called LBEST PSO with dynamically varying sub-swarms (LPSO DVS). Swarm based algorithms are meta-heuristic search methods whose mechanics are inspired by the collaborative behaviour of biological populations. The performance of four swarm based algorithms, i.e., particle swarm optimisation (PSO), fuzzy adaptive particle swarm optimisation (FAPSO), fitness distance ratio particle swarm optimisation (FDRPSO) and LPSO DVS are also compared with genetic algorithm (GA) and improved GA when applied to the power system optimal power flow (OPF) problem. OPF optimises the power system operating objective function, while satisfying the set of system operating constraints. The objective functions considered in this OPF problem are fuel cost (FC) minimisation, voltage stability enhancement index (VSEI) minimisation, transmission loss minimisation (LM) and voltage deviation (VD) minimisation. Simulation results for the IEEE 30 bus system are presented and the comparison is made among the numerical results obtained using the different evolutionary algorithms.
      Keywords: evolutionary algorithms; fuzzy sets; genetic algorithm; optimal power flow; OPF; particle swarm optimisation; PSO
      Citation: International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017) pp. 283 - 292
      PubDate: 2017-11-10T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBIC.2017.087921
      Issue No: Vol. 10, No. 4 (2017)
       
 
 
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