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Candidates with equal cost should be considered improvements to allow the algorithm to make progress across plateaus in the response surface. ❼ Adaptive Random Search may adapt the search direction in addition to the step size. 3. 1: Pseudocode for Adaptive Random Search. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Input: Itermax , P roblemsize , SearchSpace, StepSizeinit f actor , large iter StepSizesmall , StepSize , StepSize f actor f actor , f actor N oChangemax Output: S N oChangecount ← 0; StepSizei ← InitializeStepSize(SearchSpace, StepSizeinit f actor ); S ← RandomSolution(P roblemsize , SearchSpace); for i = 0 to Itermax do S1 ← TakeStep(SearchSpace, S, StepSizei ); StepSizelarge ← 0; i if i modStepSizeiter f actor then large StepSizei ← StepSizei × StepSizelarge f actor ; else StepSizelarge ← StepSizei × StepSizesmall i f actor ; end S2 ← TakeStep(SearchSpace, S, StepSizelarge ); i if Cost(S1 )≤Cost(S) —— Cost(S2 )≤Cost(S) then if Cost(S2 )