On Performance Estimates for Two Evolutionary Algorithms

  • Pavel A. Borisovsky
  • Anton V. Eremeev
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In this paper we consider the upper and lower bounds on probability to generate the solutions of sufficient quality using evolutionary strategies of two kinds: the (1+1)-ES and the (1,λ)-ES (see e.g. [1,2]). The results are obtained in terms of monotone bounds [3] on transition probabilities of the mutation operator. Particular attention is given to the computational complexity of mutation procedure for the NP-hard combinatorial optimization problems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pavel A. Borisovsky
    • 1
  • Anton V. Eremeev
    • 2
  1. 1.Mathematical DepartmentOmsk State UniversityOmskRussia
  2. 2.Omsk Branch of Sobolev Institute of MathematicsOmskRussia

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