Multiextremal (GLOBAL) Optimization Algorithms for Engineering Applications

  • J. Pintér
  • J. Szabó
Conference paper


In the course of engineering design and modelling, one often has to determine a number of parameters “optimally” . As examples from the field of water resources management , planning and operation of reservoir systems or water quality treatment plants ,calibration of di f f erent descriptive models , hydrologic time-series analysis etc. can be mentioned.As a rule, the optimality criterion is expressed by some specified objective function, while the feasible damain for parameter selection is usually given by a number of constraints.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Pintér
    • 1
  • J. Szabó
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Centre for Water Resources Development (VITUKI)BudapestHungary

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