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Linear-Graph GP - A New GP Structure

  • Wolfgang Kantschik
  • Wolfgang Banzhaf
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2278)

Abstract

In recent years different genetic programming (GP) structures have emerged. Today, the basic forms of representation for genetic programs are tree, linear and graphstructures. In this contribution we introduce a new kind of GP structure which we call linear-graph. This is a further development to the linear-tree structure that we developed earlier. We describe the linear-graph structure, as well as crossover and mutation for this new GP structure in detail. We compare linear-graph programs withlinear and tree programs by analyzing their structure and results on different test problems.

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Genetic Programming Linear Structure Result Register Node Edge Left Child 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Kantschik
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Banzhaf
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceUniversity of DortmundDortmundGermany
  2. 2.Informatik Centrum Dortmund (ICD)DortmundGermany

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