Cuckoo Search for Inverse Problems and Topology Optimization

  • Xin-She Yang
  • Suash Deb
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 174)


Many inverse problems in engineering can be considered as constrained optimization, while topology optimization is usually very challenging due to its intrinsic link with inverse problems. Under nonlinear complex constraints, it is very time-consuming to solve such topology optimization problems. Now we use cuckoo search algorithm to carry out topology optimization, and results show that distribution of different topological characteristics can be achieved efficiently.


Inverse Problem Topology Optimization Topology Optimization Problem Cuckoo Search Host Nest 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xin-She Yang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Suash Deb
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of EngineeringUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  2. 2.School of ScienceXi’an Engineering UniversityXi’anChina
  3. 3.India Regional ChapterInternational Neural Network Society (INNS)JanlaIndia

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