Crow Search Algorithm (CSA)

  • Babak Zolghadr-Asli
  • Omid Bozorg-Haddad
  • Xuefeng Chu
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 720)


The crow search algorithm (CSA) is novel metaheuristic optimization algorithm, which is based on simulating the intelligent behavior of crow flocks. This algorithm was introduced by Askarzadeh (2016) and the preliminary results illustrated its potential to solve numerous complex engineering-related optimization problems. In this chapter, the natural process behind a standard CSA is described at length.


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Authors and Affiliations

  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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