Self Adaptive Firefly Algorithm for Economic Load Dispatch

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
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Volume-48 Number-2
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Dr. B. Suresh Babu
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V48P220


Dr. B. Suresh Babu "Self Adaptive Firefly Algorithm for Economic Load Dispatch", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V48(2),110-115 June 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

Economic load dispatch (ELD) is an important operational problem of the power system, aiming to minimize the fuel cost. The firefly algorithm (FA), a heuristic numeric optimization algorithm inspired by the behavior of fireflies, appears to be a robust and reliable technique. This paper presents a self adaptive FA for the solution of the ELD problem. The proposed algorithm (PA) is applied to the standard IEEE 14 and 30 bus test systems and the results are presented to demonstrate its effectiveness.


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