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dc.contributor.authorWu, Lei
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-03T20:23:03Z
dc.date.available2014-03-03T20:23:03Z
dc.date.issued2002-12
dc.identifier.otherwu_lei_200212_ms
dc.identifier.urihttp://purl.galileo.usg.edu/uga_etd/wu_lei_200212_ms
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10724/20714
dc.description.abstractThe AGDISP aerial spray simulation model is used to predict the deposition of spray material released from an aircraft. Determining the optimal input values to AGDISP in order to produce a desired spray material deposition is extremely difficult. SAGA, an intelligent optimization method based on the simple genetic algorithm, was developed to solve this problem. Our project is the subsequent work of SAGA. We apply several nature inspired heuristics, mainly based on genetic algorithms, to this problem. The first method still uses the genetic algorithm, but changes genetic algorithm type, selection method, crossover and mutation operators. The second method applies a neural network to improve the initial population, crossover and mutation. The third method uses GADO, a general-purpose approach to solving the parametric design problem. The fourth method uses simulated annealing. Finally, we compare their performance in the aerial spray deposition problem.
dc.languageeng
dc.publisheruga
dc.rightspublic
dc.subjectGenetic Algorithms
dc.subjectNeural Networks
dc.subjectSimulated Annealing
dc.subjectAerial Spray Deposition
dc.subjectAGDISP aerial spray simulation model
dc.titleA comparison of nature inspired intelligent optimization methods in aerial spray deposition management
dc.typeThesis
dc.description.degreeMS
dc.description.departmentArtificial Intelligence
dc.description.majorArtificial Intelligence
dc.description.advisorWalter D Potter
dc.description.committeeWalter D Potter
dc.description.committeeDonald Nute
dc.description.committeeKhaled M Rasheed


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