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 JCC  Vol.3 No.9 , September 2015
A Multi-Agent Particle Swarm Optimization for Power System Economic Load Dispatch
Abstract: A new versatile optimization, the particle swarm optimization based on multi-agent system (MAPSO) is presented. The economic load dispatch (ELD) problem of power system can be solved by the algorithm. By competing and cooperating with the randomly selected neighbors, and adjusting its global searching ability and local exploring ability, this algorithm achieves the goal of high convergence precision and speed. To verify the effectiveness of the proposed algorithm, this algorithm is tested by three different ELD cases, including 3, 13 and 40 units IEEE cases, and the experiment results are compared with those tested by other intelligent algorithms in the same cases. The compared results show that feasible solutions can be reached effectively, local optima can be avoided and faster solution can be applied with the proposed algorithm, the algorithm for ELD problem is versatile and efficient.
Cite this paper: Wu, C. , Li, H. , Wu, L. and Wu, Z. (2015) A Multi-Agent Particle Swarm Optimization for Power System Economic Load Dispatch. Journal of Computer and Communications, 3, 83-89. doi: 10.4236/jcc.2015.39009.
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