soma: General-Purpose Optimisation With the Self-Organising Migrating Algorithm
This package provides an R implementation of the Self-Organising Migrating Algorithm, a general-purpose, stochastic optimisation algorithm. The approach is similar to that of genetic algorithms, although it is based on the idea of a series of ``migrations'' by a fixed set of individuals, rather than the development of successive generations. It can be applied to any cost-minimisation problem with a bounded parameter space, and is robust to local minima.
- Jon Clayden; based on the work of Ivan Zelinka
- Date of publication
- 2014-11-25 09:48:13
- Jon Clayden <email@example.com>
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