Evolutionary computing is a research area within computer science. As the name suggests, it is a special flavour of computing, which draws inspiration from the process of natural evolution- That some computer scientists have chosen natural evolution as a source of inspiration is not surprising, for the power of evolution in nature is evident in the diverse species that make up our world, with each tailored to survive well in its own niche. The fundamental metaphor of evolutionary computing relates this powerful natural evolution to a particular style of problem solving — that of trial-and-error.
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