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Solving Constrained Multilocal Optimization Problems with Parallel Stretched Simulated Annealing

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Constrained multilocal programming optimization problems may be solved by solving a sequence of unconstrained problems. In turn, those unconstrained problems may be solved using techniques like the Stretched Simulated Annealing (SSA) method. In order to increase the solving performance and make possible the discovery of new optima, parallel approaches to SSA have been devised, like Parallel Stretched Simulated Annealing (PSSA). Recently, Constrained PSSA (coPSSA) was also proposed, coupling the penalty method with PSSA, in order to solve constrained problems. In this work, coPSSA is explored to solve four test problems using the \(l_1\) penalty function. The effect of the variation of the reduction factor parameter of the \(l_1\) penalty function is also studied.

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Pereira, A.I., Rufino, J. (2015). Solving Constrained Multilocal Optimization Problems with Parallel Stretched Simulated Annealing. In: Gervasi, O., et al. Computational Science and Its Applications -- ICCSA 2015. ICCSA 2015. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 9156. Springer, Cham.

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