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Differential Evolution in Wireless Communications: A Review

Okagbue, H. I. and Adamu, M. O. and Anake, T. A. (2019) Differential Evolution in Wireless Communications: A Review. iJOE, 15 (11). pp. 29-51.

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Differential Evolution (DE) is an evolutionary computational method inspired by the biological processes of evolution and mutation. DE has been applied in numerous scientific fields. The paper presents a literature review of DE and its application in wireless communication. The detailed history, characteristics, strengths, variants and weaknesses of DE were presented. Seven broad areas were identified as different domains of application of DE in wireless communications. It was observed that coverage area maximisation and energy consumption minimisation are the two major areas where DE is applied. Others areas are quality of service, updating mechanism where candidate positions learn from a large diversified search region, security and related field applications. Problems in wireless communications are often modelled as multiobjective optimisation which can easily be tackled by the use of DE or hybrid of DE with other algorithms. Different research areas can be explored and DE will continue to be utilized in this context

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Differential evolution, multiobjective optimisation, evolutionary computation, energy utilisation, localisation, coverage, wireless networks.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Mathematics
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2019 14:48
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2019 14:52

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