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LibOPT is an optimization library developed in C language for the development of metaheuristic-based techniques. Currently, we have the following techniques implemented and tested:

  • Standard

    • Particle Swarm Optimization [1]
    • Particle Swarm Optimization with Adaptive Inertia Weight [2]
    • Bat Algorithm [3]
    • Flower Pollination Algorithm [4]
    • Firefly Algorithm [5]
    • Cuckoo Search [6]
    • Genetic Programming [7]
    • Black Hole Algorithm [8]
    • Migrating Birds Optimization [9]
    • Geometric Semantic Genetic Programming [10]
    • Artificial Bee Colony [11]
    • Water Cycle Algorithm [12]
    • Harmony Search [13]
    • Improved Harmony Search [14]
    • Parameter-setting-free Harmony Search [15]
    • Brain Storm Optimization [17]
    • Lion Optimization Algorithm [18]
    • Genetic Algorithm [19]
    • Backtracking Search Optimization Algorithm [20]
    • JADE: Adaptive Differential Evolution with Optional External Archive [21]
    • Artificial Butterfly Optimization [22]
    • Simulated Annealing [23]
  • Quaternion-based

    • Quaternion Harmony Search [16]

If you have any question, please let us know. The white paper about LibOPT can be accessed here.

Just a quick reminder: LibOPT aims at minimizing functions. So, keep that in mind when designing your functions.

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