Parallel Linear Genetic Programming

  • Carlton Downey
  • Mengjie Zhang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6621)


Motivated by biological inspiration and the issue of code disruption, we develop a new form of LGP called Parallel LGP (PLGP). PLGP programs consist of n lists of instructions. These lists are executed in parallel, after which the resulting vectors are combined to produce program output. PGLP limits the disruptive effects of crossover and mutation, which allows PLGP to significantly outperform regular LGP.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlton Downey
    • 1
  • Mengjie Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Victoria University of WellingtonWellingtonNew Zealand

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