Contents

  • Evolutionary Computation
    • Genetic Algorithms, Evolutionary Strategies, Evolutionary Programming
  • Particle Swarm Optimization
  • Ant Colony Optimization
  • Artificial Immune Systems
  • Other Algorithms
    • Harmony Search, Honey-Bee Optimization, Memetic Algorithms, Co-Evolution, Multi-Objective Optimization, Artificial Life
  • Simulated Annealing and Tabu Search
  • Constraints Handling
  • Neural Networks
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Hybrid Techniques
  • Research Papers Reading

Books

  • Daniel Ashlock, Evolutionary Computation for Modeling and Optimization, 2005
  • Thomas Weise, Global Optimization Algorithms: Theory and Application, 2009
  • Gusz Eiben and Jim Smith, Introduction to Evolutionary Computing, 2007
  • Andries Engelbrecht, Computational Intelligence: An Introduction, 2007
  • Kenneth DeJong, Evolutionary Computation A Unified Approach, 2006

Marks Distribution

  • Two Midterms - 30%
  • Final - 40%
  • Assignments - 15%
  • Project - 15%