An Adaptive Plan

  • R. Garigliano
  • A. Purvis
  • P. A. Giles
  • D. J. Nettleton
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This paper introduces a novel form of adaptive plan that is significantly different from current ones. The plan presented does not rely on the generation of expected numbers of solutions and as such can use a new means of sampling the solutions which are used as parents in the crossover process.

A mathematical analysis of some parts of the adaptive plan is presented followed by a discussion of some of the plan’s main advantages. Finally, the successful use of the adaptive plan in a genetic algorithm applied to a problem in shape representation is discussed.


Genetic Algorithm Crossover Operator Binary String Premature Convergence Iterate Function System 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Garigliano
    • 1
  • A. Purvis
    • 1
  • P. A. Giles
    • 1
  • D. J. Nettleton
    • 1
  1. 1.Artificial Intelligence Systems Research Group, School of Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of DurhamUK

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