A Modified Pareto Dominance Based Real-Coded Genetic Algorithm for Groundwater Management Model


This study proposes a groundwater management model in which the solution is performed through a combined simulation-optimization model. In the proposed model, a modular three-dimensional finite difference groundwater flow model, MODFLOW is used as simulation model. This model is then integrated with an optimization model, in which a modified Pareto dominance based Real-Coded Genetic Algorithm (mPRCGA) is adopted. The performance of the proposed mPRCGA based management model is tested on a hypothetical numerical example. The results indicate that the proposed mPRCGA based management model is an effective way to obtain good optimum management strategy and may be used to solve other type of groundwater simulation-optimization problems.

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Li, F. (2014) A Modified Pareto Dominance Based Real-Coded Genetic Algorithm for Groundwater Management Model. Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 6, 1051-1059. doi: 10.4236/jwarp.2014.612100.

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