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The Whale Optimization Algorithm

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WOA is a new algorithm for solving single-objective optimization problems

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The Whale Optimization Algorithm (WOA) is a new optimization technique for solving optimization problems. This algorithm includes three operators to simulate the search for prey, encircling prey, and bubble-net foraging behavior of humpback whales.
This is the source codes of the paper:
S. Mirjalili, A. Lewis, The Whale Optimization Algorithm, Advances in Engineering Software , in press, 2016, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.advengsoft.2016.01.008

Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965997816300163

A Matlab toolbox for this algorithm can be found here: http://au.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/55670-whale-optimization-algorithm-toolbox

If you have no access to the paper, please drop me an email at ali.mirjalili@gmail.com and I will send you the paper.

All of the source codes and extra information as well as more optimization techniques can be found in my personal website at http://www.alimirjalili.com

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Seyedali Mirjalili (2021). The Whale Optimization Algorithm (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/55667-the-whale-optimization-algorithm), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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