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Advances in Computational Optimization and its Applications

Price : $26.75
ISBN # : 9788173715853
Author : Kalyanmoy Deb, Partha Chakroborty, N.G.R. Iyengar, & Santosh K. Gupta
pages: 224
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Orient Blackswan
Published : 2007

Optimization and analysis of systems through modelling are practices common to many engineering and scientific problem solving tasks. These techniques can be used to enhance productivity and understand and design systems better. Although they are routinely used in academia and industries abroad, such practices are yet to be popular in Indian industries and academics. This workshop proceedings presents a number of state-of-the-art papers written by experts (both from academia and industries) in the field of optimization and systems analysis from USA and India. The papers involve theoretical treatise, classical optimization methodologies, evolutionary optimization procedures and application issues. The application domains include engineering design of systems, components and processes, bioinformatics, finance, and resource allocation problems. Anyone interested in understanding, using and researching in the area of optimization will find this proceedings useful.



Author Bio:
Kalyanmoy Deb is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. He obtained his PhD from the University of Alabama. His main research interests are in the area of computational optimization, modelling and design, and evolutionary algorithms. He is the recipient of the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in engineering sciences and the Thomson Citation Laureate Award. He has published more than 180 papers in international journals and has authored two textbooks. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering and the Indian Academy of Sciences. Partha Chakroborty is a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the IIT Kanpur. He obtained his PhD from the University of Delaware. His areas of interest include optimal design of transport systems and driver behavior modelling. He has over 30 research papers in international journals and has authored one textbook. N. G. R. Iyengar retired recently as a professor of Aerospace Engineering from the IIT Kanpur. He obtained his PhD from the IIT Kanpur and has been a visiting professor at the University of Arizona, Tucson. His research interests include composite structures and optimization. He has over a hundred research papers in international journals and has authored four textbooks. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, Aeronautical Society of India, Institution of Engineers (I) and the Indian Association of Computational Mechanics. Santosh K. Gupta is a professor of Chemical Engineering at the IIT Kanpur. He obtained his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and has been a visiting professor at the University of Notre Dame, University of Wisconsin at Madison and the National University of Singapore. His research interests include simulation, multi-objective optimization and online optimal control of industrial processes in chemical engineering. He has over two hundred research papers in international journals and is the author of six textbooks. He is a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences, India.

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