A Heuristic Algorithm that Finds the Minimum and the Maximum of the Outputs of a Fuzzy Socio-political Model of E-democracy
Keywords:Nonlinear optimization, non-differential optimization algorithm, Mamdani inference system, E-Democracy model, direct search
AbstractMost of the techniques of nonlinear optimization assume the existence of a differential function, but there also exist other approaches. In this paper, we propose a non-differential algorithm that solves the problem of minimization and maximization for any objective function of several unknown variables. The algorithm searches for a solution vector of variables that yields the optimal result of the objective function, using a trial-and-error process. The algorithm is not fast, but it converges to a non-trivial solution, if it exists. The method will be used to determine the minimum and the maximum of the outputs of a socio-political model of E-Democracy. This model of E-Democracy is based on a Mamdani fuzzy inference system.Â We provide formalization and Matlab implementation for our fuzzy system and for the algorithm
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A Heuristic Algorithm that Finds the Minimum and the Maximum of the Outputs of a Fuzzy Socio-political Model of E-democracy. (2015). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY, 14(7), 5929-5942. https://doi.org/10.24297/ijct.v14i7.1890