Genetic Algorithms in Search, Optimization, and Machine Learning

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Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Jan 1, 1989 - Computers - 412 pages
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A gentle introduction to genetic algorithms. Genetic algorithms revisited: mathematical foundations. Computer implementation of a genetic algorithm. Some applications of genetic algorithms. Advanced operators and techniques in genetic search. Introduction to genetics-based machine learning. Applications of genetics-based machine learning. A look back, a glance ahead. A review of combinatorics and elementary probability. Pascal with random number generation for fortran, basic, and cobol programmers. A simple genetic algorithm (SGA) in pascal. A simple classifier system(SCS) in pascal. Partition coefficient transforms for problem-coding analysis.

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Robustness of Traditional Optimization and Search Methods
Genetic Algorithms at Worka Simulation by hand
Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? The Fundamental Theorem

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DAVID E. GOLDBERG is Jerry S. Dobrovolny Distinguished Professor in Entrepreneurial Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he also serves as the Director of the Illinois Genetic Algorithms Laboratory. He received his BSE, MSE, and PhD, all in civil engineering, from the University of Michigan. From 1976 to 1980 he held a number of positions at Stoner Associates of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, including project engineer and marketing manager.?In 2004, Dr. Goldberg cofounded Nextumi, Inc. (, a Web-infrastructure firm, and now serves as Nextumi's Chief Scientist.

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