Handbook of Research on Emergent Applications of Optimization Algorithms (2 Volumes)

Handbook of Research on Emergent Applications of Optimization Algorithms (2 Volumes)

Pandian Vasant (Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia), Sirma Zeynep Alparslan-Gok (Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey) and Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber (Middle East Technical University, Turkey)
Release Date: October, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 812
ISBN13: 9781522529903|ISBN10: 152252990X|EISBN13: 9781522529910|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2990-3


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.

The Handbook of Research on Emergent Applications of Optimization Algorithms is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on modern optimization techniques for solving complex problems of global optimization and their applications in economics and engineering. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics and perspectives such as hybrid systems, non-cooperative games, and cryptography, this publication is ideally designed for students, researchers, and engineers interested in emerging developments in optimization algorithms.

Topics Covered

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

  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Cooperative Games
  • Cryptography
  • Game Theory
  • Hybrid Systems
  • Linear Programming
  • Non-Cooperative Games
  • Operations Research Games

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Pandian Vasant is a senior lecturer at Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS in Malaysia. He holds PhD (UNEM, Costa Rica) in Computational Intelligence, MSc (UMS, Malaysia, Engineering Mathematics) and BSc (2nd Class Upper- Hons, UM, Malaysia) in Mathematics. His research interests include Soft Computing, Hybrid Optimization, Holistic Optimization, Innovative Computing and Applications. He has co-authored research papers and articles in national journals, international journals, conference proceedings, conference paper presentation, and special issues lead guest editor, lead guest editor for book chapters’ project, conference abstracts, edited books , keynote lecture and book chapters (175 publications indexed in SCOPUS). In the year 2009, Dr. Pandian Vasant was awarded top reviewer for the journal Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier) and awarded outstanding reviewer in the year 2015 for ASOC (Elsevier) journal. He has 26 years of working experience at the various universities from 1989-2017. Currently he is Editor-in-Chief of IJCO, IJSIEC, IEM, IJEOE and Editor of GJTO. H-Index SCOPUS Citations = 36, H-Index Google Scholar = 26, i-10 index = 76
Dr. Sirma Zeynep ALPARSLAN GOK was born 1980 in Ankara-Turkey. She works as an associate professor at Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey. She holds PhD at Institute of Applied Mathematics (Middle East Technical University, Turkey) in Scientific Computing and BSc (Ankara University, Turkey) in Mathematics. Her research interests are Cooperative Game Theory, Operations Research, Linear Optimization and Scientific Computing. She has co-authored research papers at various journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. She leads as a guest editor in several special issues and book projects. She is in editorial board of International Journal of Supply and Operations Management.
Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber is a Professor at IAM, METU, Ankara, Turkey. His research is on OR, financial mathematics, optimization and control, life sciences, data mining, education and development; he is involved in the organization of scientific life internationally. He received his Diploma and Doctorate in mathematics, and economics / business administration, at RWTH Aachen, and his Habilitation at TU Darmstadt. He held Professorships by proxy at University of Cologne, and TU Chemnitz, Germany. At IAM, he is in the programs of Financial Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences and Scientific Computing and Assistant to the Director, and he is a member of four further graduate schools, institutes and departments of METU. Further, he has affiliations at the universities of Siegen, Ballarat, Aveiro, North Sumatra, and Malaysia University of Technology, and he is “Advisor to EURO Conferences”.