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Scalarizing cost-effective multi-objective optimization algorithms made possible with kriging

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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is threefold: to make explicitly clear the range of efficient multi-objective optimization algorithms which are available with kriging; to demonstrate a previously uninvestigated algorithm on an electromagnetic design problem; and to identify algorithms particularly worthy of investigation in this field. Design/methodology/approach – The paper concentrates exclusively on scalarizing multi-objective optimization algorithms. By reviewing the range of selection criteria based on kriging models for single-objective optimization along with the range of methods available for transforming a multi-objective optimization problem to a single-objective problem, the family of scalarizing multi-objective optimization algorithms is made explicitly clear. Findings – One of the proposed algorithms is demonstrated on the multi-objective design of an electron gun. It is able to identify efficiently an approximation to the Pareto-optimal front. Research limitations/implications – The algorithms proposed are applicable to unconstrained problems only. One future development is to incorporate constraint-handling techniques from single-objective optimization into the scalarizing algorithms. Originality/value – A family of algorithms, most of which have not been explored before in the literature, is proposed. Algorithms of particular potential (utilizing the most promising developments in single-objective optimization) are identified.

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Hawe, G. and Sykulski, J.K. (2008) Scalarizing cost-effective multi-objective optimization algorithms made possible with kriging COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 27, (4), pp. 836-844.

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Published date: 21 July 2008
Keywords: Optimization techniques, Programming and algorithm theory
Organisations: EEE

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Local EPrints ID: 266254
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/266254
ISSN: 0332-1649
PURE UUID: 7f80d2c1-ad10-4907-a0f6-11d50f1b3278
ORCID for J.K. Sykulski: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6392-126X

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Date deposited: 22 Jul 2008 12:57
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:18

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Author: G. Hawe
Author: J.K. Sykulski ORCID iD

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