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Modified Moth Search Algorithm for Global Optimization Problems

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**ABSTRACT**

This paper presents modified moth search algorithm for solving global optimization problems. Moth search algorithm is novel swarm intelligence metaheuristics. By analyzing original moth search approach, we noticed some deficiencies in the search process of subpopulation 2. Modified moth search addresses these weaknesses. To prove the robustness of our approach we tested our algorithm on six standard global optimization benchamarks and performed comparative analysis with original moth search, as well as with other five state-of the-art metaheuristics. Testing results show that in average modified moth search outperforms other approaches included in comparative analysis.

**KEYWORDS**

moth search algorithm, global optimization, swarm intelligence, metaheuristics

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Ivana Strumberger, Nebojsa Bacanin. (2018) Modified Moth Search Algorithm for Global Optimization Problems. *International Journal of Computers, ***3**, 44-48

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