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July 28, 2005

Genetic algorithms optimize complex pipe design

Australian firm Optimatics reports that it has used genetic algorithms to help more than 80 major clients in Australia, the U.S., Canada, and Britain optimize the design of pipes for providing water through cities, towns, and new urban developments. Optimatics claims that its optimization techniques can produce solutions up to 20 percent less expensively than traditional engineering.

Posted by Robert at July 28, 2005 11:17 AM
category: Evolutionary Computation | Technology Industry

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