Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2013 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Michael C. Fu

Particle Swarm Optimization

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200581

A population-based search approach for global optimization based on ideas from animal flocking.



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