A Better Understanding of the Behaviour of Metaheuristics: A Psychological View

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This paper aimed to show the idea that concepts and methods from Creative Problem Solving can also be useful in dealing with developing Metaheuristics. A dynamic approach based on Divergent and Convergent Thinking can be used to understand the modus operandi and behaviour of this kind of optimization solvers.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHCI International 2014 - Posters' Extended Abstracts - International Conference, HCI International 2014, Proceedings
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9783319078564
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2014

Publication series

NameCommunications in Computer and Information Science
Volume434 PART I
ISSN (Print)1865-0929


  • Convergent Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Divergent Thinking
  • Metaheuristics

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