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Practical Handbook of Genetic Algorithms

Complex Coding Systems, Volume III, 1st Edition

Edited by Lance D. Chambers

CRC Press

592 pages

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Description

Practical Handbook of Genetic Algorithms, Volume 3: Complex Coding Systems contains computer-code examples for the development of genetic algorithm systems - compiling them from an array of practitioners in the field.

Each contribution of this singular resource includes:

  • unique code segments

  • documentation

  • description of the operations performed

  • rationale for the chosen approach

  • problems the code overcomes or addresses

    Practical Handbook of Genetic Algorithms, Volume 3: Complex Coding Systems complements the first two volumes in the series by offering examples of computer code. The first two volumes dealt with new research and an overview of the types of applications that could be taken with GAs. This volume differs from its predecessors by specifically concentrating on specific functions in genetic algorithms, serving as the only compilation of useful and usable computer code in the field.

  • Table of Contents

    A Lamarckian Evolution Strategy for Genetic Algorithms

    The Generalization and Solving of Timetable Scheduling Problems

    Implementing Fast and Flexible Parallel Genetic Algorithms

    Pattern Evolver

    Matrix-Based GA Representations in a Model of Evolving Animal Communication

    Algorithms to Improve the Convergence of a Genetic Algorithm with a Finite State Machine Genome

    A Synthesizable VHDL Coding of a Genetic Algorithm

    Genetic Algorithm Model Fitting

    A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm, Simulated Annealing and Tabu Search Heuristics for Vehicle Routing Problems with Time Windows

    Doing Gas with GAGS

    Memory Efficiency and Speed Enhancement Code for Gas

    Adaptive Portfolio Trading Strategies

    Population Size, Building Blocks, Fitness Landscape and Genetic Algorithm Search Efficiency in Combinatorial Optimization: An Empirical Study

    Experimental Results on the Effects of Multi-Parent Recombination: An Overview

    Appendix

    About the Authors/Editor

    Chambers\, Lance D.

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    COM051300
    COMPUTERS / Programming / Algorithms
    MAT000000
    MATHEMATICS / General
    MAT003000
    MATHEMATICS / Applied
    MAT021000
    MATHEMATICS / Number Systems