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Mathematical optimization

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  • Variational Methods in Shape Optimization Problemsby Dorin Bucur; Giuseppe Buttazzo

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.95

    The study of shape optimization problems encompasses a spectrum of academic research with applications to the real world. This book treats these problems from both the classical and modern perspectives and requires only a standard knowledge in the calculus of variations, differential equations, and functional analysis. more...

  • Current Trends in Nonlinear Systems and Controlby Laura Menini; Luca Zaccarian; Chaouki T. Abdallah

    Springer 2006; US$ 219.00

    Covers the field of automatic control, control theory and several different applications. This book includes such topics as: State Estimation and Identification; Control and System Theory; Robotics; Control of Electromechanical Systems; Manufacturing Systems; and Networked Control Systems. It is organized into thematically related chapters. more...

  • Foundations of Genetic Algorithms 2001 (FOGA 6)by Worth Martin; William Spears; Worthy N. Martin

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 135.00

    Foundations of Genetic Algorithms, Volume 6 is the latest in a series of books that records the prestigious Foundations of Genetic Algorithms Workshops, sponsored and organised by the International Society of Genetic Algorithms specifically to address theoretical publications on genetic algorithms and classifier systems. Genetic algorithms are one... more...

  • Global Optimization, 85by János D. Pintér

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Illustrating the applicability of global optimization modeling techniques and solution strategies, this title covers applications including those from agroecosystem management, assembly line design, bioinformatics, biophysics, black box systems optimization, cellular mobile network design, chemical process optimization, and robot design. more...

  • Stochastic Global Optimizationby Anatoly A. Zhigljavsky; Antanas Zilinskas

    Springer 2007; US$ 129.00

    This book presents the main methodological and theoretical developments in stochastic global optimization. The extensive text is divided into four chapters; the topics include the basic principles and methods of global random search, statistical inference in random search, Markovian and population-based random search methods, methods based on statistical... more...

  • Foundations of Generic Optimizationby Robert Lowen; Alain Verschoren

    Springer 2007; US$ 119.00

    This is a comprehensive overview of the basics of fuzzy control, which also brings together some recent research results in soft computing, in particular fuzzy logic using genetic algorithms and neural networks. This book offers researchers not only a solid background but also a snapshot of the current state of the art in this field. more...

  • Feasibility and Infeasibility in Optimizationby John W. Chinneck

    Springer 2007; US$ 169.00

    Constrained optimization models are core tools in business, science, government, and the military with applications including airline scheduling, control of petroleum refining operations, investment decisions, and many others. Constrained optimization models have grown immensely in scale and complexity in recent years as inexpensive computing power... more...

  • Invexity and Optimizationby Shashi Kant Mishra; Giorgio Giorgi

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    Invexity and Optimization presents results on invex function and their properties in smooth and nonsmooth cases, pseudolinearity and eta-pseudolinearity. Results on optimality and duality for a nonlinear scalar programming problem are presented, second and higher order duality results are given for a nonlinear scalar programming problem, and saddle... more...

  • Metaheuristicsby Karl F. Doerner; Michel Gendreau; Peter Greistorfer

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    Aims to provide several different kinds of information: a delineation of general metaheuristics methods, a number of articles from a variety of well-known classical application areas as well as an outlook to modern computational methods. This book serves as a reference for people interested in engineering or social sciences. more...

  • Fermat Days 85by J.-B. Hiriart-Urruty

    Elsevier Science 1986; US$ 72.95

    Optimization, as examined here, ranges from differential equations to problems arising in Mechanics and Statistics. The main topics covered are: calculations of variations and nonlinear elasticity, optimal control, analysis and optimization in problems dealing with nondifferentiable data, duality techniques, algorithms in mathematical programming and... more...