What's different about the 2nd edition relative to the 1st? --Rob On Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 1:18 PM, Sean Luke <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > Also: If you're coming to GECCO, I'll be bringing a few copies to > distribute at cost if you'd like one. > > Sean > > On Jun 30, 2013, at 4:09 PM, Sean Luke wrote: > > > I am proud to announce "Essentials of Metaheuristics, Second Edition". > > > > This is significant update to the first edition of the book. It is > available as follows: > > > > - Lulu.com (paperback) for $20 > > http://tinyurl.com/essentialslulu > > > > - Amazon.com (paperback) for $25 --- DON'T BUY HERE YET > > Please take a few weeks before the second edition shows up > on Amazon. > > In the meantime, the first edition will still be shown > (don't buy that). > > > > - Online for free as Online Version 2.0 > > http://cs.gmu.edu/~sean/book/metaheuristics/ > > > > About the Book > > This is an open set of lecture notes on metaheuristics algorithms, > intended for undergraduate students, practitioners, programmers, and other > non-experts. It was developed as a series of lecture notes for an > undergraduate course I taught at GMU. The chapters are designed to be > printable separately if necessary. As it's lecture notes, the topics are > short and light on examples and theory. It's best when complementing other > texts. > > > > Sean Luke > > George Mason University > -- The Singularity is near.