# Harmony search

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2012

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2012

- Annals OR
- 2012

One of the main challenges for any university administrations is building a timetable for course sessions. Such a challenge notâ€¦Â (More)

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2011

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2011

- 2011

This paper presents a harmony search algorithm for optimal reactive power dispatch (ORPD) problem. Optimal reactive powerâ€¦Â (More)

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2008

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2008

- Applied Mathematics and Computation
- 2008

Harmony search (HS) is a new meta-heuristic optimization method imitating the music improvisation process where musiciansâ€¦Â (More)

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2008

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2008

- Applied Mathematics and Computation
- 2008

Calculus has widespread applications in science and engineering. Optimization is one of its major subjects, where a problem canâ€¦Â (More)

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2007

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2007

- Applied Mathematics and Computation
- 2007

This paper develops an Improved harmony search (IHS) algorithm for solving optimization problems. IHS employs a novel method forâ€¦Â (More)

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2007

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2007

- KES
- 2007

Harmony search (HS) algorithm was applied to solving Sudoku puzzle. The HS is an evolutionary algorithm which mimics musiciansâ€¦Â (More)

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2005

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2005

- 2005

Most engineering optimization algorithms are based on numerical linear and nonlinear programming methods that require substantialâ€¦Â (More)

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2005

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- 2005

A phenomenon-inspired meta-heuristic algorithm, harmony search, imitating music improvisation process, is introduced and appliedâ€¦Â (More)

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2005

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2005

- 2005

This study presents a cost minimization model for the design of water distribution networks. The model uses a recently developedâ€¦Â (More)

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2005

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2005

- ICNC
- 2005

In order to overcome the drawbacks of mathematical optimization techniques, soft computing algorithms have been vigorouslyâ€¦Â (More)

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