Evolutionary Computation Glossary
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operator is a
which changes the order of
with the hope of bringing related genes closer together, thereby facilitating the production of
The creation of a new
Asexual reproduction is the creation of a new individual from a single parent.
A mechanism which influences the way in which genetic information is passed on from
fall into three broad categories:
fails to have a "requisite variety"
will no longer be a useful search operator because it will have a propensity to simply regenerate
"TheEncyclopedia Galactica defines a
as a mechanical apparatus designed to do the work of man. The marketing division of
the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation defines a robot as `Your Plastic Pal Who's Fun To Be
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