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    Multi-Objective Optimization with Artificial Neural Network Based Robust Paddy Yield Prediction Model

    S. Muthukumaran1,*, P. Geetha2, E. Ramaraj1

    Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, Vol.35, No.1, pp. 215-230, 2023, DOI:10.32604/iasc.2023.027449

    Abstract Agriculture plays a vital role in the food production process that occupies nearly one-third of the total surface of the earth. Rice is propagated from the seeds of paddy and it is a stable food almost used by fifty percent of the total world population. The extensive growth of the human population alarms us to ensure food security and the country should take proper food steps to improve the yield of food grains. This paper concentrates on improving the yield of paddy by predicting the factors that influence the growth of paddy with the help… More >

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    A New Approach for Structural Optimization with Application to Wind Turbine Tower

    Fugang Dong, Yuqiao Zheng*, Hao Li, Zhengwen He

    Energy Engineering, Vol.119, No.3, pp. 1017-1029, 2022, DOI:10.32604/ee.2022.020430

    Abstract This work takes the bionic bamboo tower (BBT) of 2 MW wind turbine as the target, and the non-dominated sorting genetic algorithm (NSGA-II) is utilized to optimize its structural parameters. Specifically, the objective functions are deformation and mass. Based on the correlation analysis, the target optimization parameters were determined. Furthermore, the Kriging model of the BBT was established through the Latin Hypercube Sampling Design (LHSD). Finally, the BBT structure is optimized with multiple objectives under the constraints of strength, natural frequency, and size. The comparison shows that the optimized BBT has an advantage in the More >

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    Transient Simulation and Optimization of Regional Integrated Energy System

    Xueqin Tian1, Mengran Cui2, Tong Xu1, Jinfei Sun2, Xinlei Wang1, Jiangxiang Guo2, De-Gejirifu1,*, Na Wang1

    Energy Engineering, Vol.119, No.3, pp. 1031-1045, 2022, DOI:10.32604/ee.2022.015984

    Abstract A modeling method of regional integrated energy system based on bus method and transient simulation is proposed, and the system optimization is based on the dynamic balance of supply and demand in the whole year energy supply cycle. A CCHP system of gas turbine coupled with ground source heat pump and electric refrigeration unit is constructed. The energy relationship of the system is described by bus structure, and the transient calculation model is built on TRNSYS platform. The weighted sum of annual total cost saving rate, primary energy saving rate and environmental pollutant shadow cost… More >

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    Multi-Objective Optimization of Energy Aware Virtual Machine Placement in Cloud Data Center

    B. Gomathi1, B. Saravana Balaji2, V. Krishna Kumar3, Mohamed Abouhawwash4,5,*, Sultan Aljahdali6, Mehedi Masud6, Nina Kuchuk7

    Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, Vol.33, No.3, pp. 1771-1785, 2022, DOI:10.32604/iasc.2022.024052

    Abstract Cloud computing enables cloud providers to outsource their Information Technology (IT) services from data centers in a pay-as-you-go model. However, Cloud infrastructure comprises virtualized physical resources that consume huge amount of energy and emits carbon footprints to environment. Hence, there should be focus on optimal assignment of Virtual Machines (VM) to Physical Machines (PM) to ensure the energy efficiency and service level performance. In this paper, The Pareto based Multi-Objective Particle Swarm Optimization with Composite Mutation (PSOCM) technique has been proposed to improve the energy efficiency and minimize the Service Level Agreement (SLA) violation in… More >

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    Crashworthiness Design and Multi-Objective Optimization for Bio-Inspired Hierarchical Thin-Walled Structures

    Shaoqiang Xu1, Weiwei Li1,*, Lin Li2, Tao Li1, Chicheng Ma1

    CMES-Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol.131, No.2, pp. 929-947, 2022, DOI:10.32604/cmes.2022.018964

    Abstract Thin-walled structures have been used in many fields due to their superior mechanical properties. In this paper, two types of hierarchical multi-cell tubes, inspired by the self-similarity of Pinus sylvestris, are proposed to enhance structural energy absorption performance. The finite element models of the hierarchical structures are established to validate the crashworthiness performance under axial dynamic load. The theoretical model of the mean crushing force is also derived based on the simplified super folded element theory. The finite element results demonstrate that the energy absorption characteristics and deformation mode of the bionic hierarchical thin-walled tubes More >

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    Smart Anti-Pinch Window Simulation Using H-/H Criterion and MOPSO

    Maedeh Mohammadi Azni1, Mohammad Ali Sadrnia1, Shahab S. Band2,*, Zulkefli Bin Mansor3

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.72, No.1, pp. 215-226, 2022, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2022.023030

    Abstract Automobile power windows are mechanisms that can be opened and shut with the press of a button. Although these windows can comfort the effort of occupancy to move the window, failure to recognize the person's body part at the right time will result in damage and in some cases, loss of that part. An anti-pinch mechanism is an excellent choice to solve this problem, which detects the obstacle in the glass path immediately and moves it down. In this paper, an optimal solution is presented for fault detection of the anti-pinch window system. The anti-pinch… More >

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    Weighted-adaptive Inertia Strategy for Multi-objective Scheduling in Multi-clouds

    Mazen Farid1,3,*, Rohaya Latip1,2, Masnida Hussin1, Nor Asilah Wati Abdul Hamid1

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.72, No.1, pp. 1529-1560, 2022, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2022.021410

    Abstract One of the fundamental problems associated with scheduling workflows on virtual machines in a multi-cloud environment is how to find a near-optimum permutation. The workflow scheduling involves assigning independent computational jobs with conflicting objectives to a set of virtual machines. Most optimization methods for solving non-deterministic polynomial-time hardness (NP-hard) problems deploy multi-objective algorithms. As such, Pareto dominance is one of the most efficient criteria for determining the best solutions within the Pareto front. However, the main drawback of this method is that it requires a reasonably long time to provide an optimum solution. In this… More >

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    Strengthened Initialization of Adaptive Cross-Generation Differential Evolution

    Wei Wan1, Gaige Wang1,2,3,*, Junyu Dong1

    CMES-Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol.130, No.3, pp. 1495-1516, 2022, DOI:10.32604/cmes.2021.017987

    Abstract Adaptive Cross-Generation Differential Evolution (ACGDE) is a recently-introduced algorithm for solving multiobjective problems with remarkable performance compared to other evolutionary algorithms (EAs). However, its convergence and diversity are not satisfactory compared with the latest algorithms. In order to adapt to the current environment, ACGDE requires improvements in many aspects, such as its initialization and mutant operator. In this paper, an enhanced version is proposed, namely SIACGDE. It incorporates a strengthened initialization strategy and optimized parameters in contrast to its predecessor. These improvements make the direction of crossgeneration mutation more clearly and the ability of searching More >

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    Deep Reinforcement Learning Model for Blood Bank Vehicle Routing Multi-Objective Optimization

    Meteb M. Altaf1,*, Ahmed Samir Roshdy2, Hatoon S. AlSagri3

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.70, No.2, pp. 3955-3967, 2022, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2022.019448

    Abstract The overall healthcare system has been prioritized within development top lists worldwide. Since many national populations are aging, combined with the availability of sophisticated medical treatments, healthcare expenditures are rapidly growing. Blood banks are a major component of any healthcare system, which store and provide the blood products needed for organ transplants, emergency medical treatments, and routine surgeries. Timely delivery of blood products is vital, especially in emergency settings. Hence, blood delivery process parameters such as safety and speed have received attention in the literature, as well as other parameters such as delivery cost. In… More >

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    Path Planning of Quadrotors in a Dynamic Environment Using a Multicriteria Multi-Verse Optimizer

    Raja Jarray1, Mujahed Al-Dhaifallah2,*, Hegazy Rezk3,4, Soufiene Bouallègue1,5

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.69, No.2, pp. 2159-2180, 2021, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2021.018752

    Abstract Paths planning of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in a dynamic environment is considered a challenging task in autonomous flight control design. In this work, an efficient method based on a Multi-Objective Multi-Verse Optimization (MOMVO) algorithm is proposed and successfully applied to solve the path planning problem of quadrotors with moving obstacles. Such a path planning task is formulated as a multicriteria optimization problem under operational constraints. The proposed MOMVO-based planning approach aims to lead the drone to traverse the shortest path from the starting point and the target without collision with moving obstacles. The vehicle… More >

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