Evolutionary Computation Glossary
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(biol) This refers to cell which contains a single
or set of chromosomes, each consisting of a single sequence of
An example is a
it is usual for
acts on competing
When only the best available individuals are retained for generating future progeny, this is termed
"hard selection." In contrast, "soft selection" offers a probabilistic mechanism for maitaining
individuals to be
of future progeny despite possessing relatively poorer objective values.
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