Finding Diverse Examples Using Genetic Algorithms

  • Colin G. Johnson
Part of the Advances in Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 9)


The problem of finding qualitative examples is an interesting yet little studied machine learning problem. Take a set of objects, O and a set of classes C, where each object fits into one and only one class. Represent this classification by a total function f: O C. We assume that ∣range(f)∣ « ∣O∣.


Test Problem Random String Royal Road Traditional Genetic Algorithm Multimodal Optimization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Colin G. Johnson
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  1. 1.Computing LaboratoryUniversity of Kent at CanterburyCanterbury, KentEngland

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