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Firefly Algorithm: Part 2 -- Algorithm explained

Updated: Feb 24

It is convenient to explain the algorithm from the pseudo code. Considering the algorithm of Firely as given in Yang (2008).


Randomly generate n firefly populations

for k = 1: max_iterations

      Initially, compute light intensity I (brightness) for each firefly

For i = 1: n

for j = 1:n (inner loop)

% update intensity for each firefly

if(Ii < Ij), then move firefly i towards j

end

end

rank the fireflies and find the best global g (store the best solution for each iteration)

end


The following diagram explains the algorithm:




Citation:

Adisorn Owatsiriwong (2024). Firefly Algorithm: Part II(https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/160078-firefly-algorithm-part-ii), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved February 24, 2024.


References: XS Yang (2010), Nature-Inspired Metaheuristic Algorithms, 2nd edition

OpenAI. (2024). ChatGPT [Large language model]. /g/g-5QhhdsfDj-diagrams-show-me


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