Shark Smell Optimization (SSO) Algorithm

  • Sahar Mohammad-Azari
  • Omid Bozorg-Haddad
  • Xuefeng Chu
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 720)


In this chapter, the shark smell optimization (SSO) algorithm is presented, which is inspired by the shark’s ability to hunt based on its strong smell sense. In Sect. 10.1, an overview of the implementations of SSO is presented. The underlying idea of the algorithm is discussed in Sect. 10.2. The mathematical formulation and a pseudo-code are presented in Sects. 10.3 and 10.4, respectively. Section 10.5 is devoted to conclusion.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sahar Mohammad-Azari
    • 1
  • Omid Bozorg-Haddad
    • 1
  • Xuefeng Chu
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Irrigation and Reclamation Engineering, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, College of Agriculture and Natural ResourcesUniversity of TehranKarajIran
  2. 2.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringNorth Dakota State UniversityFargoUSA

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