Parallel and Distributed Computational Intelligence by Francisco Fernández Vega, Erick Cantú-Paz

By Francisco Fernández Vega, Erick Cantú-Paz

The becoming luck of biologically encouraged algorithms in fixing huge and complicated difficulties has spawned many fascinating components of analysis. through the years, one of many mainstays in bio-inspired study has been the exploitation of parallel and disbursed environments to speedup computations and to counterpoint the algorithms. From the early days of study on bio-inspired algorithms, their inherently parallel nature used to be well-known and varied parallelization ways were explored. Parallel algorithms promise discounts in execution time and open the door to resolve more and more better difficulties. yet parallel systems additionally encourage new bio-inspired parallel algorithms that, whereas just like their sequential opposite numbers, discover seek areas another way and provide advancements in answer quality.

The target in modifying this publication used to be to collect a pattern of the easiest paintings in parallel and disbursed biologically encouraged algorithms. The editors invited researchers in numerous domain names to put up their paintings. They aimed to incorporate different themes to attract a large viewers. many of the chapters summarize paintings that has been ongoing for a number of years, whereas others describe more moderen exploratory paintings. jointly, those works supply an international image of the latest efforts of bioinspired algorithms’ researchers aiming at taking advantage of parallel and dispensed desktop architectures—including GPUs, Clusters, Grids, volunteer computing and p2p networks in addition to multi-core processors. This quantity can be of price to a large set of readers, together with, yet now not constrained to experts in Bioinspired Algorithms, Parallel and dispensed Computing, in addition to machine technology scholars attempting to work out new paths in the direction of the way forward for computational intelligence.

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Traditionally, MPI has been used for implementing parallel GAs. However, MPIs do not scale well on commodity clusters where failure is the norm, not the exception. Generally, if a node in an MPI cluster fails, the whole program is restarted. In a large cluster, a machine is likely to fail during the execution of a long running program, and hence fault tolerance is necessary. MapReduce [11] is a programming model that enables the users to easily develop large-scale distributed applications. Hadoop17 is an open source implementation of the MapReduce model.

1. 2. e. 0. Figure 1 shows a small-world topology built from a ring lattice. Despite having a larger average path length than panmictic graphs, the inhomogeneity in such kind of topologies was shown in [10] to induce qualitatively similar selection pressures on EAs than panmictic population structures. The influence in the environmental selection pressure of such population structures can be represented by their takeover time curves. Goldberg and Deb in [11] define the takeover time as the time that takes for a single, best individual to take over the entire population without any other mechanism than selection.

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