| || Genetic algorithm for optimal weapon allocation in multilayer defence scenario
Author : Malhotra, Aparna;Jain, R.K.
Source : Defence Science Journal ; Vol:51(3) ; 2001 ; pp 285-293
Subject : 53 Applied Physics
Keywords : Heuristic optimisation technique;Genetic algorithm;Stochastic algorithm;Neural network;Weapon deployment
Abstract : "Several heuristic optimisation techniques have been studied in the past to determine the most effective mix of weapons and their allocation to enemy targets in a multilayer defence scenario. This paper discusses a genetic algorithm approach to arrive at improved solutions with reduced computational time. The most important aspect of the new approach is the mapping of the nonlinear optimisation problem into a discrete problem. The results demonstrate that if the problem mapping is correct, even a primitive algorithm can yield high quality results to a complex optimisation problem. "