Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithms for PSP

  • Waldemar Rebizant
  • Janusz Szafran
  • Andrzej Wiszniewski
Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)


In this chapter the procedures originating from biological evolution are presented that can be applied e.g. for intelligent searches and optimization in power systems. The procedures belong to the so-called “biological programming” family, which is not limited to the genetic algorithms only. In wider sense the neural networks described in Chap. 12, being an analogy of human brain, are also good examples of this family.


Genetic Algorithm Quality Index Goal Function Optimal Power Flow Genetic Operation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Waldemar Rebizant
    • 1
  • Janusz Szafran
    • 1
  • Andrzej Wiszniewski
    • 1
  1. 1.Wroclaw University of TechnologyWroclawPoland

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