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Research Article

Parameter Estimation in Rainfall-Runoff Modelling Using Distributed Versions of Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm

Table 3

Statistical indices of benchmark functions for the APartW and AdaptW modifications.

Func. PSO Min % Median % Max Mean Std P value

APartW 1.000
AdaptW

APartW 0.970
AdaptW

APartW 0.439
AdaptW

APartW 0.000
AdaptW

APartW 0.424
AdaptW

APartW 1.000
AdaptW

APartW 0.040
AdaptW

APartW 0.968
AdaptW

APartW 0.770
AdaptW

APartW 0.973
AdaptW

APartW 0.049
AdaptW

value of the statistical Wilcoxon test. Nonsignificant differences in medians are highlighted in bold; significantly better median in terms of the new adaptive PSO APartW is highlighted in bold with stars ( for value ≤ 0.05; for value ≤ 0.001).

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