Table 1: Comparison of current research with previous researches on optimisation of scissors structures.

AuthorsAlgorithmObjective(s)VariablesConstraints

Kaveh et al. [12]Recursive Quadratic Programming MethodWeightCross-sectional (CS) areaStress & buckling
Kaveh and Shojaee [11]Genetic algorithmWeightCS areaStress & buckling
Thrall [13]Stochastic searchWeightShape and CS areaStress & buckling
Mira et al. [15]Simulated AnnealingWeightShape and CS areaStress & buckling
This paperGenetic algorithmWeight & compactnessShape and CS areaStress, buckling & deformation