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Foundations of evolutionary computation
Author(s): David B. Fogel

Paper Abstract

Evolutionary computation is a rapidly expanding field of research with a long history. Much of that history remains unknown to most practitioners and researchers. This paper offers a review of selected foundational efforts in evolutionary computation. A brief initial overview of the essential components of evolutionary algorithms is presented, followed by a review of early research in artificial life, evolving programs, and evolvable hardware. Comments on theoretical developments and future developments conclude the review.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 May 2006
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 6228, Modeling and Simulation for Military Applications, 622801 (20 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.669679
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David B. Fogel, Natural Selection, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6228:
Modeling and Simulation for Military Applications
Kevin Schum; Alex F. Sisti, Editor(s)

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