Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Optimizing deceptive functions with the SG-Clans algorithm

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Corno, F. ; Dipt. di Autom. e Inf., Politecnico di Torino, Italy ; Reorda, M.S. ; Squillero, G.

Starting from a different view of natural evolution, namely that of English biologist R. Dawkins, called the selfish gene theory, a new evolutionary computation approach can be developed, the selfish gene (SG) algorithm. This paper presents a significant improvement to the SG algorithm that is able to find and exploit linkages among different genes thanks to the evolution of isolated groups called clans. The resulting SG-Clans algorithm is shown to be able to find the absolute maximum of Holland Royal Road functions, which were specifically designed to create insurmountable difficulties for a wide class of hill-climbing approaches. We support experimental evidence that SG-Clans shares the speed of a hill-climber with the ability of broadly exploring the search space

Published in:

Evolutionary Computation, 1999. CEC 99. Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on  (Volume:3 )

Date of Conference:

1999

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.