A. Aleti (Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Australia) and I. Moser (Faculty of ICT, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia) present a parameter control method which adjusts parameter values during the optimisation process using the algorithm’s performance as feedback. They refer to the Sequential Parameter Optimization and related techniques as follows:
“Unfortunately, the settings of the parameter values are known to be problem-specific , often even specific to the problem instance at hand [5, 40, 39, 19], and greatly affect the performance of the algorithm [33, 6, 26, 14]. In cases where the number of parameters and their plausible value ranges are high, investigating all possible combinations of parameter values can itself be an attempt to solve a combinatorially complex problem [8, 46, 7, 34].”
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