Essentials of Metaheuristics
by Sean Luke
Number of pages: 233
This is an open set of lecture notes on metaheuristics algorithms, intended for undergraduate students, practitioners, programmers, and other non-experts. It was developed as a series of lecture notes for an undergraduate course. The topics are short and light on examples and theory.
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