Article révisé par les pairs
Résumé : To obtain peak performance from optimization algorithms, it is required to set appropriately their parameters. Frequently, algorithm parameters can take values from the set of real numbers, or from a large integer set. To tune this kind of parameters, it is interesting to apply state-of-the-art continuous optimization algorithms instead of using a tedious, and error-prone, hands-on approach. In this paper, we study the performance of several continuous optimization algorithms for the algorithm parameter tuning task. As case studies, we use a number of optimization algorithms from the swarm intelligence literature. © 2010 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.