Multi-Verse Optimizer (MVO)

MVO is a novel meta-heuristic algorithm for global optimization
Updated 22 May 2018

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The main inspirations of the Multi-Verse Optimizer (MVO) are based on three concepts in cosmology: white hole, black hole, and wormhole. The mathematical models of these three concepts are developed to perform exploration, exploitation, and local search respectively.
This is the source codes of the paper:
Seyedali Mirjalili, Seyed Mohammad Mirjalili, Abdolreza Hatamlou, " Multi-Verse Optimizer: a nature-inspired algorithm for global optimization " , Neural Computing and Applications, in press, 2015, DOI: ,
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Seyedali Mirjalili (2024). Multi-Verse Optimizer (MVO) (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Version Published Release Notes

An issue for solving the F17 has been fixed. MVO is now able to solve problems with variable range of parameters.
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