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BOOKS  
   
bullet Estimation of Distribution Algorithms: A New Tool for Evolutionary Computation, P. Larrañaga, J. A. Lozano (eds.)
EDA
bullet Theory of Evolution Strategies, by H-G. Beyer
ES
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Evolutionsstrategie:   Optimierung  technischer Systeme nach Prinzipien der biologischen Evolution, I. Rechenberg (In Germany)

ES
bullet Evolutionary Algorithms in Theory and Practice, by Thomas Bäck
ES
bullet Swarm Intelligence: From Natural to Artificial Systems , by E. Bonabeau, M. Dorigo, G. Theraulaz
ACO
bulletAnt Colony Optimization, by M. Dorigo and T. Stützle (in press, MIT Press)
ACO
bullet The Cross-Entropy Method: A Unified Approach to Monte Carlo Simulation, Randomized Optimization and Machine Learning, by R. Y. Rubinstein, D. P. Kroese.
CE
bullet Learning Automata: An Introduction, by K. S. Narendra, M.A.L. Thathachar
LA
bullet Networks of Learning Automata: Techniques for Online Stochastic Optimization, by P.S.Sastry, M.A.L. Thathachar
LA
bullet Monte Carlo Statistical Methods, by C. P. Robert, G. Casella
MCM
   
Survey Papers  
   
bulletP. Larranaga, R. Etxeberria, J. A. Lozano, J. M. Pena, Optimization by Learning and Simulation of Bayesian and Gaussian Networks
EDA
bulletT. Back, F. Hoffmeister, H-P. Schwefel, A Survey of Evolution Strategies
ES
bulletM. Dorigo and T. Stützle, The Ant Colony Optimization Metaheuristic: Algorithms, Applications, and Advances. In F. Glover & G. Kochenberger, editors, Handbook of Metaheuristics, International Series in Operations Research and Management Science, Kluwer, Boston, MA, 251-285
ACO
bulletM. Dorigo & G. Di Caro, The Ant Colony Optimization Meta-Heuristic. In D. Corne, M. Dorigo & F. Glover, editors, New Ideas in Optimization. McGraw-Hill, 11-32, 1999.
ACO
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M. Dorigo, G. Di Caro & L. M. Gambardella, Ant Algorithms for Discrete Optimization. Artificial Life, 5 (2): 137-172, 1999.
ACO
bulletR. Rubinstein, The Cross-Entropy Method for Combinatorial and Continuous Optimization
CE
bulletM. Thuillard, Adaptive Multiresolution Search: How to Beat Brute Force? 
AMS
bulletR. J. Donald, A Taxonomy of Global Optimisation Based on Response Surfaces
RS


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