Proposal of a New Swarm Optimization Method Inspired in Bison Behavior
This paper proposes a new swarm optimization algorithm inspired by bison behavior. The algorithm mimics two survival mechanisms of the bison herds: swarming into the circle of the strongest individuals and exploring the search space via organized run throughout the optimization process. The proposed algorithm is compared to the Particle Swarm Optimization and the Cuckoo Search algorithms on four benchmark functions.
KeywordsBison algorithm Bison Optimization Swarm intelligence
This work was supported by Grant Agency of the Czech Republic – GACR P103/15/06700S, further by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic within the National Sustainability Programme Project no. LO1303 (MSMT-7778/2014. Also by the European Regional Development Fund under the Project CEBIA-Tech no. CZ.1.05/2.1.00/03.0089 and by Internal Grant Agency of Tomas Bata University under the Projects no. IGA/CebiaTech/2017/004.
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