Books on Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization

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Last Update: June 21th, 2017

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  1. Ajith Abraham, Lakhmi Jain and Robert Goldberg (editors). Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization. Theoretical Advances and Applications, Springer, USA, 2005, ISBN 1-85233-787-7.
  2. Chang Wook Ahn. Advances in Evolutionary Algorithms. Theory, Design and Practice, Springer, ISBN 3-540-31758-9, 2006 (abstract).
  3. Enrique Alba and Bernabé Dorronsoro. Cellular Genetic Algorithms, Springer, New York, 2008, ISBN 978-0-387-77609-5.
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  5. Thomas Bäck, David B. Fogel and Zbigniew Michalewicz, editors. Handbook of Evolutionary Computation. Institute of Physics Publishing and Oxford University Press, 1997 (abstract).
  6. Tapan P. Bagchi. Multiobjective Scheduling by Genetic Algorithms. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, USA, 1999 (abstract).
  7. Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay and Sriparna Saha. Unsupervised Classification. Similarity Measures, Classical and Metaheuristic Approaches, and Applications, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, 2013, ISBN 978-3-642-32450-5.
  8. Manuel F.M. Barros, Jorge M.C. Guilherme and Nuno C.G. Horta. Analog Circuits and Systems Optimization Based on Evolutionary Computation Techniques, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2010, ISBN 978-3-642-12345-0.
  9. Slim Bechikh, Rituparna Datta and Abhishek Gupta (Editors). Recent Advances in Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, 2017, ISBN 978-3-319-42977-9.
  10. P. J. Bentley, editor. Evolutionary Design by Computers, Academic Press Ltd., London, 1999.
  11. Siddartha Bhattacharyya and Ujjwal Maulik. Soft Computing for Image and Multimedia Data Processing, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2013, ISBN 978-3-642-40254-8.
  12. M.C. Bhuvaneswari (Editor), Application of Evolutionary Algorithms for Multi-objective Optimization in VLSI and Embedded Systems, Springer, India, 2015, ISBN 978-81-322-1957-6.
  13. Jürgen Branke, Kalyanmoy Deb, Kaisa Miettinen and Roman Slowinski (editors), Multiobjective Optimization. Interactive and Evolutionary Approaches, Springer. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol. 5252, Berlin, Germany, 2008.
  14. Dimo Brockhoff. Many-Objective Optimization and Hypervolume Based Search, Shaker Verlag, Aachen, Germany, ISBN 978-3-8322-8577-7, 2009. NOTE: PhD thesis at ETH Zurich.
  15. Lam Thu Bui and Sameer Alam (editors), Multi-Objective Optimization in Computational Intelligence: Theory and Practice, Information Science Reference, Hershey, PA, USA, 2008, ISBN 978-1-59904-498-9.
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  17. Massimiliano Caramia and Paolo Dell'Olmo. Multi-objective Management in Freight Logistics, Springer, London, 2008, ISBN 978-1-84800-381-1.
  18. Carlos A. Coello Coello, David A. Van Veldhuizen and Gary B. Lamont, Evolutionary Algorithms for Solving Multi-Objective Problems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, New York, May 2002, ISBN 0-3064-6762-3 (abstract).
  19. Carlos A. Coello Coello and Gary B. Lamont (editors). Applications of Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms, World Scientific, Singapore, 2004, ISBN 981-256-106-4 (abstract).
  20. Carlos A. Coello Coello, Gary B. Lamont and David A. Van Veldhuizen. Evolutionary Algorithms for Solving Multi-Objective Problems, Second Edition, Springer, New York, ISBN 978-0-387-33254-3, September 2007 (abstract).
  21. Carlos Artemio Coello Coello, Satchidananda Dehuri and Susmita Ghosh (editors), Swarm Intelligence for Multi-objective Problems in Data Mining, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, 2009, ISBN: 978-3-642-03624-8 (abstract).
  22. Carlos A. Coello Coello, Clarisse Dhaenens and Laetitia Jourdan (editors), Advances in Multi-Objective Nature Inspired Computing, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, 2010, ISBN 978-3-642-11217-1 (abstract).
  23. Yann Collette and Patrick Siarry. Multiobjective Optimization. Principles and Case Studies, Springer, August 2003.
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  25. Swagatam Das, Ajith Abraham and Amit Konar. Metaheuristic Clustering, Springer, Berlin, 2009, ISBN 978-3-540-92172-1.
  26. Kalyanmoy Deb. Multi-Objective Optimization using Evolutionary Algorithms, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK, 2001, ISBN 0-471-87339-X.
  27. Paolo Di Barba. Multiobjective Shape Design in Electricity and Magnetism, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2010, ISBN 978-90-481-3079-5.
  28. Yezid Donoso and Ramon Fabregat. Multi-Objective Optimization in Computer Networks Using Metaheuristics, Auerbach Publications, Boca Raton, Florida, 2007, ISBN 0-8493-8084-7 .
  29. Johann Dréo, Alain Pétrowski, Patrick Siarry and Eric Taillard. Metaheuristics for Hard Optimization. Methods and Case Studies, Springer, December 2005, ISBN 3-540-23022-X .
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  31. Matthias Ehrgott and Xavier Gandibleux (editors). Multiple Criteria Optimization: State of the Art Annotated Bibliographic Surveys, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2002.
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  33. Mitsuo Gen and Runwei Cheng. Genetic Algorithms and Engineering Design. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1997.
  34. Mitsuo Gen and Runwei Cheng. Genetic Algorithms and Engineering Optimization. Wiley Series in Engineering Design and Automation. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2000.
  35. Mitsuo Gen, Runwei Cheng and Lin Lin. Network Models and Optimization. Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm Approach. Springer, 2008. ISBN 978-1-84800-180-0.
  36. Chi-Keong Goh, Yew-Soon Ong and Kay Chen Tan (editors). Multi-Objective Memetic Algorithms, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2009, ISBN 978-3-540-88050-9 (abstract).
  37. Chi-Keong Goh and Kay Chen Tan. Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization in Uncertain Environments. Issues and Algorithms, Springer. Studies in Computational Intelligence Vol. 186, Berlin, Germany, 2009, ISBN 978-3-540-95976-2 (abstract).
  38. David E. Goldberg. Genetic Algorithms in Search, Optimization and Machine Learning. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Reading, Massachusetts, 1989.
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  40. Thomas Hanne. Intelligent Strategies for Meta Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2001.
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  42. Hitoshi Iba and Claus C. Aranha. Practical Applications of Evolutionary Computation to Financial Engineering. Robust Techniques for Forecasting, Trading and Hedging, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, 2012, ISBN 978-3-642-27648-4.
  43. Hisao Ishibuchi, Tomoharu Nakashima and Manabu Nii, Classification and Modeling with Linguistic Information Granules, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg/New York, 2005, ISBN 3-540-20767-8.
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  45. Andrzej Jaszkiewicz, Multiple objective metaheuristic algorithms for combinatorial optimization, Habilitation Thesis, 360, Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland, 2001
  46. Yaochu Jin (editor). Multi-Objective Machine Learning, Springer, Berlin, 2006, ISBN 3-540-30676-6.
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  48. Joshua Knowles, David Corne and Kalyanmoy Deb. Multiobjective Problem Solving from Nature. From Concepts to Applications, Springer, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-540-72963-1, 2008.
  49. Joanna Kolodziej. Evolutionary Hierarchical Multi-Criteria Metaheuristics for Scheduling in Large-Scale Grid Systems, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2012, ISBN 978-3-642-28970-5.
  50. Oliver Kramer. A Brief Introduction to Continuous Evolutionary Optimization, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2014, ISBN 978-3-319-03422-5.
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  52. William B. Langdon. Data Structures and Genetic Programming: Genetic Programming + Data Structures = Automatic Programming! Kluwer, Boston, April 1998.
  53. Lijuan Li and Feng Liu. Group Search Optimization for Applications in Structural Design, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2011, ISBN 978-3-642-20535-4 (abstract).
  54. P. Limbourg. Dependability Modelling under Uncertainty: An Imprecise Probabilistic Approach, Vol. 148, pp. 1--139, Springer, 2008, ISBN 978-3-540-69286-7.
  55. G.P. Liu, J.B. Yang and J.F. Whidborne. Multiobjective Optimisation and Control, Research Studies Press Ltd., Baldock, England, 2003.
  56. Alexander V. Lotov, Vladimir A. Bushenkov and Georgy K. Kamenev. Interactive Decision Maps. Approximation and Visualization of Pareto Frontier, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, Massachusetts, February 2004, ISBN 1-4020-7631-2.
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  58. K. F. Man, K. S. Tang and S. Kwong. Genetic Algorithms. Concepts and Designs. Springer-Verlag, New York, second edition, 1999.
  59. Ujjwal Maulik, Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay and Indrajit Saha. Multiobjective Genetic Algorithms for Clustering. Applications in Data Mining and Bioinformatics, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2011, ISBN 978-3-642-16614-3.
  60. Jörn Mehnen. Mehrkriterielle Optimierverfahren für produktionstechnische Prozesse, Habilitation Thesis, Vulkan Verlag, Essen, Germany, ISBN 3-8027-8760-9 (in German), 2005 (abstract).
  61. Zbigniew Michalewicz. Genetic Algorithms + Data Structures = Evolution Programs. Springer-Verlag, third edition, 1996.
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  63. Nadia Nedjah and Luiza de Macedo Mourelle. Real-World Multi-Objective System Engineering, Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA, 2005.
  64. Nadia Nedjah, Leandro dos Santos Coelho and Luiza de Macedo de Mourelle (editors), Multi-Objective Swarm Intelligent Systems. Theory & Experiences, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, 2010, ISBN 978-3-642-05164-7 .
  65. Frank Neumann and Carsten Witt. Bioinspired Computation in Combinatorial Optimization. Algorithms and Their Computational Complexity, Springer, Heildelberg, Germany, 2010, ISBN 978-3-642-16543-6.
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  67. Andrzej Osyczka. Evolutionary Algorithms for Single and Multicriteria Design Optimization, Physica Verlag, Germany, 2002, ISBN 3-7908-1418-0 .
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  69. Ian C. Parmee. Evolutionary and Adaptive Computing in Engineering Design, Springer, London, 2001, ISBN 1-85233-029-5.
  70. Riccardo Poli, William B. Langdon and Nicholas F. McPhee. A Field Guide to Genetic Programming, Published by:, (With contributions by John R. Koza). Available for download at:, 2008.
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  72. Gade Pandu Rangaiah and Adrián Bonilla-Petriciolet (editors), Multi-Objective Optimization in Chemical Engineering. Developments and Applications, Wiley, UK, 2013, ISBN 978-1-118-34166-7.
  73. Gade Pandu Rangaiah. Multi-Objective Optimization. Techniques and Applications in Chemical Engineering, World Scientific, Singapore, 2009, ISBN 981-283-651-9 .
  74. Brahim Rekiek and Alain Delchambre. Assembly Line Design. The Balancing of Mixed-Model Hybrid Assembly Lines with Genetic Algorithms, Springer, 2006, ISBN 1-84628-112-1.
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  76. Masatoshi Sakawa. Genetic Algorithms and Fuzzy Multiobjective Optimization, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, ISBN 0-7923-7452-5, 2002.
  77. Ernesto Sanchez, Giovanni Squillero and Alberto Tonda. Industrial Applications of Evolutionary Algorithms, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, 2012, ISBN 978-3-642-27466-4.
  78. Ruhul Sarker, Masoud Mohammadian and Xin Yao (Editors), Evolutionary Optimization, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, ISBN 0-7923-7654-4, February 2002.
  79. Madan Sathe. Interactive Evolutionary Algorithms for Multi-Objective Optimization. Design and Validation of a Hybrid Interactive Reference Point Method, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2008.
  80. P. Sen and J. B. Yang. Multiple Criteria Decision Support in Engineering Design. Springer-Verlag, London, 1998.
  81. Yu Shi, Hai-Wen Ge and Rolf D. Reitz. Computational Optimization of Internal Combustion Engines, Springer, London, UK, 2011, ISBN 978-0-85729-618-4 (abstract).
  82. António Daniel Silva, Rui Ferreira Neves and Nuno Horta. Portfolio Optimization Using Fundamental Indicators Based on Multi-Objective EA, Springer, Switzerland, 2016, ISBN 978-3-319-29392-9.
  83. Cristina Silvano, William Fornaciari and Eugenio Villar (Editors). Multi-objective Design Space Exploration of Multiprocessor SoC Architectures, Springer, New York, USA, 2011, ISBN 978-1-4419-8836-2.
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  85. El-Ghazali Talbi. Metaheuristics. From Design to Implementation, Wiley, USA, 2009, ISBN 978-0-470-27858-1 .
  86. K.C. Tan, E.F. Khor and T.H. Lee. Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms and Applications, Springer-Verlag, London, 2005, ISBN 1-85233-836-9 .
  87. K.S. Tang, T.M. Chan, R.J. Yin and K.F. Man. Multiobjective Optimization Methodology. A Jumping Gene Approach, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 2012, ISBN 978-1-4398-9919-9.
  88. D. Thévenin and G. Janiga. Optimization and Computational Fluid Dynamics. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2008, ISBN 978-3-540-72152-9.
  89. Vincent T'kindt and Jean-Charles Billaut. Multicriteria Scheduling. Theory, Models and Algorithms, Springer, Berlin, ISBN 3-540-43617-0, 2002.
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  91. Thomas Weise. Global Optimization Techniques and Genetic Programming Applied to Distributed Computing, Online as e-book, published by Thomas Weise, University of Kassel, Distributed Systems Group, May 10, 2007.
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  93. Xinjie Yu and Mitsuo Gen. Introduction to Evolutionary Algorithms, Springer, London, UK, 2010, ISBN 978-1-84996-128-8.
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  95. Jingqiao Zhang and Arthur C. Sanderson. Adaptive Differential Evolution. A Robust Approach to Multimodal Problem Optimization, Springer, 2009, ISBN 978-3-642-01526-7.