An Mutational Multi-Verse Optimizer with Lévy Flight

  • Jingxin Liu
  • Dengxu He
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10954)


This paper proposes a mutational Multi-Verse Optimizer (MVO) algorithm based on Lévy flight and called LMVO algorithm. The random steps of Lévy flight enhances the ability of the search individual to escape the local optimum, and promotes the balance of exploration and exploitation for MVO algorithm. For investigate the availability of LMVO, add basic MVO algorithm and other four mainstream algorithms to compare with it on six high dimensional test functions and two fixed-dimensional test functions. Furthermore, apply it to cantilever beam design problem. These final results proved that LMVO has good convergence accuracy and stability.


Lévy flight Multi-Verse Optimizer Test functions Cantilever beam design problem 



This work is supported by Innovation Project of Guangxi Graduate Education under Grant No. gxun-chxzs2017135.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of ScienceGuangxi University for NationalitiesNanningChina

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