Approaches for Many-Objective Optimization: Analysis and Comparison on MNK-Landscapes


This work analyses the behavior and compares the perfor-mance of MOEA/D, IBEA using the binary additive ε and the hyper- volume difference indicators, and AεSεH as representative algorithms of decomposition, indicators, and ε-dominance based approaches for many-objective optimization. We use small MNK-landscapes to trace the dynamics of the algorithms generating high-resolution approximations of the Pareto optimal set. Also, we use large MNK-landscapes to analyze their scalability to larger search spaces