Magnetotactic Bacteria Algorithm for Function Optimization


Magnetotactic bacteria is a kind of polyphyletic group of prokaryotes with the characteristics of magnetotaxis that make them orient and swim along geomagnetic field lines. A magnetotactic bacteria optimization algorithm(MBOA) inspired by the characteristics of magnetotactic bacteria is researched in the paper. Experiment results show that the MBOA is effective in function optimization problems and has good and competitive performance compared with the other classical optimization algorithms.

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H. Mo and L. Xu, "Magnetotactic Bacteria Algorithm for Function Optimization," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 5 No. 12B, 2012, pp. 66-71. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2012.512B014.

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