The Baldwin Effect on the Evolution of Associative Memory

  • A. Imada
  • K. Araki
Conference paper


We apply genetic algorithms to the Hopfield model of associative memory. Previously, we reported that a genetic algorithm evolves a network with random synaptic weights to store eventually a set of random patterns. In this paper, we show how the Baldwin effect on the evolution enhances the storage capacity.


Genetic Algorithm Weight Matrix Random Matrix Associative Memory Random Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Imada
    • 1
  • K. Araki
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of Information ScienceNara Institute of Science and TechnologyIkoma, NaraJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical EngineeringKyusyu UniversityFukuoka 816Japan

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