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dc.contributor.authorConnor, AM
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-09T01:55:57Z
dc.date.available2014-06-09T01:55:57Z
dc.date.copyright1999
dc.identifier.citationDesign Optimization: International Journal of Product and Process Improvement, vol.1(3), pp.293 - 304
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/7316
dc.description.abstractThis paper describes a novel refinement to a Tabu search algorithm that has been implemented in an attempt to improve the robustness of the search when applied to particularly complex problems. In this approach, two Tabu searches are carried out in parallel. Each search thread is characterised by it's own short term memory which forces that point out of local optima. However, the two search threads share an intermediate term memory so allowing a degree of information to be passed between them. Results are presented for both unconstrained and constrained numerical functions as well as a problem in the field of hydraulic circuit optimization. Simulation of hydraulic circuit performance is achieved by linking the optimization algorithm to the commercial simulation package Bathfp.
dc.publisherMCB University Press
dc.relation.urihttp://www.brad.ac.uk/staff/vtoropov/DO/vol1/Abstr_i3_259-260.pdf
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dc.subjectOptimization
dc.subjectTabu search
dc.subjectFluid power
dc.titleA multi-thread tabu search algorithm
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccess
aut.relation.endpage304
aut.relation.issue3
aut.relation.startpage293
aut.relation.volume1
pubs.elements-id42908


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