Evolutionary Computation for Modeling and Optimization by Daniel Ashlock
2005 | pages: 578 | ISBN: 0387221964 | PDF | 8,3 mb
Evolutionary Computation for Optimization and Modeling is an introduction to evolutionary computation, a field which includes genetic algorithms, evolutionary programming, evolution strategies, and genetic programming. The text is a survey of some application of evolutionary algorithms. It introduces mutation, crossover, design issues of selection and replacement methods, the issue of populations size, and the question of design of the fitness function.