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Use of advanced techniques to optimize a multi-dimensional dairy model


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  • Mayer, D. G.
  • Belward, J. A.
  • Burrage, K.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Agricultural Systems.

    Volume (Year): 50 (1996)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 239-253

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:agisys:v:50:y:1996:i:3:p:239-253

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    1. Bergez, J. -E. & Garcia, F. & Lapasse, L., 2004. "A hierarchical partitioning method for optimizing irrigation strategies," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 80(3), pages 235-253, June.
    2. Mayer, D.G. & Belward, J.A. & Burrage, K., 1998. "Tabu search not an optimal choice for models of agricultural systems," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 58(2), pages 243-251, October.
    3. Mayer, D. G. & Kinghorn, B. P. & Archer, A. A., 2005. "Differential evolution - an easy and efficient evolutionary algorithm for model optimisation," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 83(3), pages 315-328, March.
    4. Mayer, D. G. & Belward, J. A. & Burrage, K., 2001. "Robust parameter settings of evolutionary algorithms for the optimisation of agricultural systems models," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 69(3), pages 199-213, September.
    5. L. Ingber & J.K. Wilson, 2000. "Statistical mechanics of financial markets: Exponential modifications to Black-Scholes," Lester Ingber Papers 00fm, Lester Ingber.
    6. Parsons, D. J., 1998. "Optimising silage harvesting plans in a grass and grazing simulation using the revised simplex method and a genetic algorithm," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 56(1), pages 29-44, January.
    7. Lukin, Vladimir V. & Epplin, Francis M., 2003. "Optimal frequency and quantity of agricultural lime applications," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 76(3), pages 949-967, June.


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