I never heard of this before, but here is a Matlab application. Looks like “Brain Storm Optimization” is yet another heuristic. (Not so easy to keep track, every academic seems to have the urge to invent his/her own heuristic these days).
- Yuhui Shi, Brain Storm Optimization Algorithm, 2011 [link]
- Cheng, S., Qin, Q., Chen, J. et al, Brain storm optimization algorithm: a review, 2016 [link]