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An Argument Against the Principle of Minimal Alphabet

  • Gary M. Gibson
Conference paper

Abstract

For many years the field of Genetic Algorithms (GAs) has been dominated by bit-string based GAs. The argument as to why bit-strings are the best method of encoding parameters in GA strings is known as the principle of minimal alphabet.

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Genetic Algorithm Quantitative Parameter Binary Search Average Fitness Qualitative Parameter 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary M. Gibson
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  1. 1.School of CISUniversity of South AustraliaPoorakaAustralia

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