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A Novel Non-dominated Sorting Algorithm.

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-27172-4_34 Conference: Swarm, Evolutionary, and Memetic Computing - Second International Conference, SEMCCO 2011, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, December 19-21, 2011, Proceedings, Part I
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ABSTRACT Many multi-objective evolutionary algorithms (MOEA) require non-dominated sorting of the population. The process of non-dominated sorting is one of the main time consuming parts of MOEA. The performance of MOEA can be improved by designing efficient non-dominated sorting algorithm. The paper proposes Novel Non-dominated Sorting algorithm (NNS). NNS algorithm uses special arrangement of solutions which in turn helps to reduce total number of comparisons among solutions. Experimental analysis and comparison study show that NNS algorithm improves the process of non-dominated sorting for large population size with increasing number of objectives.

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