Comparing Border Strategies for Roaming Particles on Single and Multi-swarm PSO
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In this paper, the methods for handling particles that violate available search spaces are compared using a single and multi-swarm technique. The methods are soft borders and hypersphere universe. The goal is to compare this approaches and its combination. The comparisons are made on CEC’17 benchmark set functions. The experiments were carried out according to CEC benchmark rules and statistically evaluated.
KeywordsParticle swarm optimization PSO Search space boundaries Multi-swarm Roaming particles
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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