Application of Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm to Bridge Maintenance

  • H. Furuta
  • T. Kameda
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 199)


In order to establish a rational bridge management program, it is necessary to develop a cost-effective decision-support system for the maintenance of bridges. In this paper, an attempt is made to develop a new multi-objective genetic algorithm for the bridge management system that can provide practical maintenance plans. Several numerical examples are presented to demonstrate the applicability and efficiency of the proposed method.


Bridge Maintenance Genetic Algorithm Life-Cycle Cost Multi-Objective Optimization Repair 


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© International Federation for Information Processing 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Furuta
    • 1
  • T. Kameda
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsKansai UniversityTakatsuki, OsakaJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of InformaticsKansai UniversityTakatsuki, OsakaJapan

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