International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA)

ISSN: 2074-904X (Print), ISSN: 2074-9058 (Online)

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IJISA Vol.12, No.3, Jun. 2020

Single and Multi-Area Optimal Dispatch by Modified Salp Swarm Algorithm

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Deepak Kumar Sharma, Hari Mohan Dubey, Manjaree Pandit

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Salp swarm algorithm;leader and followers;benchmark functions;multi-area economic dispatch


This paper presents modified salp swarm algorithm (MSSA) for solution of power system scheduling problems with diverse complexity level. Salp swarm algorithm (SSA) is a recently proposed efficient nature inspired (NI) optimization method inspired by foraging behaviour of salps found in deep ocean. SSA sometimes suffers to stagnation at local minima, to overcome this problem and enhancing searching capability by both exploration and exploitation MSSA is proposed in this paper. MSSA applied and tested on two types of problems. Type one is having five benchmark functions of diverse nature, whereas type two is related with real world problem of power system scheduling of a standard IEEE 114 bus system with 54 thermal units for (i) single area system, (ii) two area system and (iii) three area system. Finally Outcome of simulation results are validated with reported results by other method available in literature. 

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Deepak Kumar Sharma, Hari Mohan Dubey, Manjaree Pandit, "Single and Multi-Area Optimal Dispatch by Modified Salp Swarm Algorithm", International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA), Vol.12, No.3, pp.18-26, 2020. DOI: 10.5815/ijisa.2020.03.03


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