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Congratulations, Sean! Your contributions to the field of evolutionary
computation through your book, ECJ, and other scholarly work are incredibly
helpful.


On Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 1:09 PM, Sean Luke <[log in to unmask]> 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
>