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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE C 2014 Vol.15 No.8 P.687-696


Volterra filter modeling of a nonlinear discrete-time system based on a ranked differential evolution algorithm

Author(s):  De-xuan Zou, Li-qun Gao, Steven Li

Affiliation(s):  School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou 221116, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   zoudexuan@163.com

Key Words:  Ranked differential evolution, Identification problem, Nonlinear discrete-time systems, Volterra filter model, Premature convergence

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De-xuan Zou, Li-qun Gao, Steven Li. Volterra filter modeling of a nonlinear discrete-time system based on a ranked differential evolution algorithm[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science C, 2014, 15(8): 687-696.

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This paper presents a ranked differential evolution (RDE) algorithm for solving the identification problem of nonlinear discrete-time systems based on a volterra filter model. In the improved method, a scale factor, generated by combining a sine function and randomness, effectively keeps a balance between the global search and the local search. Also, the mutation operation is modified after ranking all candidate solutions of the population to help avoid the occurrence of premature convergence. Finally, two examples including a highly nonlinear discrete-time rational system and a real heat exchanger are used to evaluate the performance of the RDE algorithm and five other approaches. Numerical experiments and comparisons demonstrate that the RDE algorithm performs better than the other approaches in most cases.



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