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April 9, 2009

The Power of the Simple Genetic Algorithm

In his Genetic Argonaut blog, Marcelo de Brito found himself asking the following question after examining a book on evolutionary computation: why, despite advances in evolutionary-based algorithms, is the most used algorithm the original Simple Genetic Algorithm (SGA) from the 1970s? De Brito attributes the success of the SGA to the heuristic knowledge its users have since embedded in it. Read a related post here.

Posted by BlogAuthor1 at April 9, 2009 3:07 PM
category: Evolutionary Computation

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