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Swarm Intelligence and Bio-Inspired Computation by Mehmet Karamanoglu, Amir Hossein Gandomi, Renbin Xiao, Zhihua Cui, Xin-She Yang

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Memetic Self-Adaptive Firefly Algorithm

Iztok Fister1, Xin-She Yang2, Janez Brest1 and Iztok Jr. Fister1,    1Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia, 2Department of Design Engineering and Mathematics, School of Science and Technology, Middlesex University, The Burroughs, London, UK

4.1 Introduction

Nature has always been a source of inspiration for scientists when searching for solutions to given problems. For example, the collective behavior of social insects like ants, termites, bees, and wasp, as well as other animal societies like flocks of birds or schools of fish, has inspired scientists to design intelligent multiagent systems (Blum and Li, 2008). In the natural world, colonies ...

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