This book presents the development of an optimization platform for geotechnical engineering, which is one of the key components
in smart geotechnics. The book discusses the fundamentals of the optimization algorithm with constitutive models of soils.
Helping readers easily understand the optimization algorithm applied in geotechnical engineering, this book first introduces
the methodology of the optimization-based parameter identification, and then elaborates the principle of three newly developed
efficient optimization algorithms, followed by the ideas of a variety of laboratory tests and formulations of constitutive
models. Moving on to the application of optimization methods in geotechnical engineering, this book presents an optimization-based
parameter identification platform with a practical and concise interface based on the above theories. The book is intended
for undergraduate and graduate-level teaching in soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering and other related engineering
specialties. It is also of use to industry practitioners, due to the inclusion of real-world applications, opening the door
to advanced courses on both modeling and algorithm development within the industrial engineering and operations research fields.