Appendix B: Function Optimisation Techniques Genetic Algorithms and Tabu Searches

  • Val LowndesEmail author
  • Mirko Paskota
Part of the Simulation Foundations, Methods and Applications book series (SFMA)


This technique was developed by John Holland introducing to attempt to overcome the problems faced by more classical techniques, in problems where, for example, there are multiple objectives.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of DerbyDerbyUK
  2. 2.College of Engineering and TechnologyUniversity of DerbyDerbyUK

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