Immune Clonal Strategies Based on Three Mutation Methods

  • Ruochen Liu
  • Li Chen
  • Shuang Wang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4222)


Based on the clonal selection theory, the main mechanisms of clone are analyzed in this paper, a new immune operator, Clonal Operator, inspired by the Immune System is discussed firstly. Based on the Clonal operator, we propose Immune Clonal Strategy Algorithm (ICSA); three different mutation mechanisms including Gaussian mutation, Cauthy mutation and Mean mutation are used in IMSA. IMSA based on these three methods are compared with Classical Evolutionary Strategy (CES) on a set of benchmark functions, the numerical results show that ICSA is capable of avoiding prematurity, increasing the converging speed and keeping the variety of solution. Additionally, we present a general evaluation of the complexity of ICSA.


Clonal Selection Artificial Immune System Benchmark Function Clonal Strategy Clonal Mutation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruochen Liu
    • 1
  • Li Chen
    • 1
  • Shuang Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Intelligent Information processingXidian UniversityXi’ anChina

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