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D . 7) where the rand function uniformly generates values in the interval [0, 1]. 1 In order to show the ﬂexibility of implementation, here I represent a population and an individual as a set of elements instead of a vector presentation. 3 Neoteric Diﬀerential Evolution 29 Then, for each generation all the individuals of the population are updated by means of a reproduction scheme. Thereto for each individual ind a set π of other individuals is randomly extracted from the population. To produce a new one the operations of diﬀerentiation and crossover are applied one after another.

1 RAND Strategies Rand1 Strategy In this strategy only one random individual x1 is extracted from the population. At the same time this individual presents the base vector β of the 48 3 Strategies of Search strategy. The diﬀerence vector δ is formed by the current and extracted individuals (x1 − ind). The step length is equal to ϕ · (x1 − ind) . The formula of diﬀerentiation for this strategy is ω = x1 + ϕ · (x1 − ind) . 2) we can see that Vg = VC = x1 and VC = ind. Therefore, the constant of diﬀerentiation F = ϕ.

23) for solving by diﬀerential evolution. Focus attention on data representation, especially on realization of the permutation of clients and the ﬁtness function. Solve the problem by DE and compare the results. 25. 4) supposing that d and D take only integer values. 26. Write a code to handle discrete variables. 4) as is. 27. Formulate the problem of placing N queens on an N by N chessboard such that no two queens share any row, column, or diagonal. Use binary variables. 28. Could DE optimize binary variables?