Evolutionary Computation Glossary
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Parameters that are directly involved
in assessing the relative worth of an
generated by any process of
The process of iteratively improving the
solution to a problem with respect to a specified objective function.
A problem where the solution must
be specified in terms of an arrangement (e.g. a linear ordering) of specific items, e.g.
TRAVELLING SALESMAN PROBLEM,
computer process scheduling.
are a class of
problems in which the entities to be combined are already determined. cf
Refers to a single organism, and means the life
span of an organism from its birth to death. cf
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