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Performance Comparison of Hybrid Electromagnetism-Like Mechanism Algorithms with Descent Method

Hirofumi Miyajima / Noritaka Shigei / Hiromi Miyajima
Published Online: 2015-10-29 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jaiscr-2015-0035


Electromagnetism-like Mechanism (EM) method is known as one of metaheuristics. The basic idea is one that a set of parameters is regarded as charged particles and the strength of particles is corresponding to the value of the objective function for the optimization problem. Starting from any set of initial assignment of parameters, the parameters converge to a value including the optimal or semi-optimal parameter based on EM method. One of its drawbacks is that it takes too much time to the convergence of the parameters like other meta-heuristics. In this paper, we introduce hybrid methods combining EM and the descent method such as BP, k-means and FIS and show the performance comparison among some hybrid methods. As a result, it is shown that the hybrid EM method is superior in learning speed and accuracy to the conventional methods.


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Published Online: 2015-10-29

Published in Print: 2015-10-01

Citation Information: Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research, Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 271–282, ISSN (Online) 2083-2567, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jaiscr-2015-0035.

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