evolutionary computation

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evolutionary computation definition


Computer-based problem solving systems that use computational models of evolutionary processes as the key elements in design and implementation.
A number of evolutionary computational models have been proposed, including evolutionary algorithms, genetic algorithms, the evolution strategy, evolutionary programming, and artificial life.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Evolutionary Computation (http://cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/bngusenet/comp/ai/genetic/top.html).
Bibliography (http://liinwww.ira.uka.de/bibliography/Ai/EC-ref.html).
Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.ai.genetic.
(1995-03-02)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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