Exploring Critical Approaches of Evolutionary Computation

Exploring Critical Approaches of Evolutionary Computation

Muhammad Sarfraz (Kuwait University, Kuwait)
Release Date: July, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 390
ISBN13: 9781522558323|ISBN10: 1522558322|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522588474|EISBN13: 9781522558330|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5832-3


Modern optimization approaches have attracted an increasing number of scientists, decision makers, and researchers. As new issues in this field emerge, different optimization methodologies must be developed and implemented.

Exploring Critical Approaches of Evolutionary Computation is a vital scholarly publication that explores the latest developments, methods, approaches, and applications of evolutionary models in a variety of fields. It also emphasizes evolutionary models of computation such as genetic algorithms, evolutionary strategies, classifier systems, evolutionary programming, genetic programming, and related fields such as swarm intelligence and other evolutionary computation techniques. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as neural networks, data mining, and data analytics, this book is designed for IT developers, IT theorists, computer engineers, researchers, practitioners, and upper-level students seeking current research on enhanced information exchange methods and practical aspects of computational systems.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Genetic Algorithms
  • Metaheuristics
  • Neural Networks
  • Particle Swarm Optimization

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Muhammad Sarfraz is a professor in Kuwait University (Kuwait). He received his PhD from Brunel University (UK, 1990). He is Head of Research Committee in Information Science Department, Kuwait University. Professor Sarfraz has advised/supervised more than fifty students for their MSc and PhD theses. He is currently working on various projects related to academia and industry. His research interests, in general, are computer graphics, pattern recognition, computer vision, image processing, and soft computing. He has published more than 200 publications in the form of various books, book chapters, journal papers, and conference papers.

Dr. Sarfraz is a member of various professional societies. He is a chair, co-chair, and member of the International Advisory Committees and Organizing Committees of various international conferences, symposiums, and workshops. He is the reviewer for many international journals, conferences, meetings, and workshops around the world. He is Editor/Guest Editor of various international conference proceedings, books, and journals. He has achieved various awards in education, research, and administrative services.