Adaptive optimization methods

David E Goldberg (Inventor), Claudio F Lima (Inventor), Fernando Lobo (Inventor), Kumara Sastry (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


Methods and systems for optimizing a solution set. A solution set is generated, and solutions in the solution set are evaluated. Desirable solutions from the solution set are selected. A structural model is created using the desirable solutions, and a surrogate fitness model is created based on the structural model and the desirable solutions. A new solution set may be generated and/or evaluated, based on analyzing at least one of the structural model and the surrogate fitness model, and determining a method for generating a new solution set and/or evaluating the new solution set based at least in part on the analyzing.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number8131656
Filing date1/31/07
StatePublished - Mar 6 2012

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