Parameter selection in particle swarm optimization

  • Yuhui Shi
  • Russell C. Eberhart
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/BFb0040810

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1447)
Cite this paper as:
Shi Y., Eberhart R.C. (1998) Parameter selection in particle swarm optimization. In: Porto V.W., Saravanan N., Waagen D., Eiben A.E. (eds) Evolutionary Programming VII. EP 1998. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 1447. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

This paper first analyzes the impact that inertia weight and maximum velocity have on the performance of the particle swarm optimizer, and then provides guidelines for selecting these two parameters. Analysis of experiments demonstrates the validity of these guidelines.

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© Springer-Verlag 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuhui Shi
    • 1
  • Russell C. Eberhart
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringIndiana University Purdue University IndianapolisIndianapolis

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