A Dynamic Fitness Function Applied to Improve the Generalisation when Evolving a Signal Processing Hardware Architecture

  • Jim Torresen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2279)


Evolvable Hardware (EHW) has been proposed as a new method for designing electronic circuits. In this paper it is applied for evolving a prosthetic hand controller. The novel controller architecture is based on digital logic gates. A set of new methods to incrementally evolve the system is described. This includes several different variants of the fitness function being used. By applying the proposed schemes, the generalisation of the system is improved.


Fitness Measure Genetic Algorithm Parameter Evolvable Hardware Prosthetic Hand Incremental Evolution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jim Torresen
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  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of OsloBlindernNorway

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