Decision support methods

André Vargas Abs da Cruz, Carlos Hall Barbosa, Juan Guillermo Lazo Lazo, Karla Figueiredo, Luciana Faletti Almeida, Marco Aurélio Cavalcanti Pacheco, Marley Maria Bernardes Rebuzzi Vellasco, Yván Jesús Túpac Valdivia

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This section presents a summary of the main concepts on which evolutionary algorithms are based. First, the operating principle of Genetic Algorithms (GAs) is explained and their main parts and their evolution parameters described. Next, a description of Cultural Algorithms (CAs) is presented and its main components are pointed out.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntelligent Systems in Oil Field Development under Uncertainty
EditorsMarco A.C. Pacheco, Marley B.R. Vellasco
Place of PublicationHeidelberg
PublisherSpringer Berlin
Number of pages74
ISBN (Print)9783540929994
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameStudies in Computational Intelligence
ISSN (Print)1860-949X

Bibliographical note

Copyright 2009 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.


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